The Well-Trained Mind (4th Edition)

I read the original Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home  by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise many years ago when I was new to homeschooling. My older two children were quite young at that time and I had great dreams for my homeschool. The reality of educating two children with special …

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Classical Learning Resource Center

The CLRC promotes excellent education by establishing an online space where students meet outstanding instructors in an educational community. We partner with homeschooling parents, public and private school teachers to provide an exceptional learning experience. We connect teachers who love their subject matter and love to teach with students whose natural curiosity and enthusiasm is like …

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Teaching from Rest – A Homeschool Classic in the Making

I had heard several other homeschooling moms praise Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace (Classical Academic Press )by Sarah Mackenzie. When I recently had the opportunity to read it myself, I was not disappointed. This is a homeschool classic in the making. “The work of homeschooling and raising hearts and souls and …

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Well-Trained Mind Academy

“The Well-Trained Mind” is a homeschooling mainstay for those who wish to pursue a classical education. This is from the Well-Trained Mind Academy website: The Well-Trained Mind Academy is based on the expert advice, carefully selected curricula, and classical model described by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise in The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical …

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Natural Math: 100+ Activities & Resources

by Laura Grace Weldon “The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.”   ~Stan Gudder Today’s children are much less likely than previous generations to learn through play, exploration, and meaningful work. Concern about the math scores of the nation’s youth should instead turn to concern about …

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Work Trays in the Homeschool Classroom

When I started homeschooling six years ago it was easy. The eldest child and I sat at the table while his sister took her morning nap and we did his lessons. He was (and is) a very focused individual who learns well when things are verbally explained so we didn’t do much hands-on stuff or …

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Book Review: Homeschooling with Gentleness

Homeschooling with Gentleness by Suzie Andres Hillside Education, 2015 – 2nd Edition I came to “Homeschooling with Gentleness” after reading Andres’ more recent book, “The Little Way of Homeschooling” which tells the stories of many Catholic unschooling families. “Homeschooling with Gentleness” is Andres’ own story. Subtitled “A Catholic Discovers Unschooling” it describes her journey to …

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How to Think Like An Unschooler

No matter our “homeschool style,” most of us center our homeschool on our children. Our common goal is to graduate children who are prepared for the world in their hearts, minds, and souls. In a child-centered education, your child’s learning style, special interests, and academic and physical capabilities are all taken into consideration. Even a parent …

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NEW Free eBook for Catholic Homeschool Families

Yes, there’s a new Catholic homeschool book in town. Though, really, it would be great for any family with school-age children. I’ve always said “We’re all homeschoolers, no matter where our children get their academics.” After all, where did your children learn to walk and talk? To respect you and to love Jesus? Umm, at …

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Regina Caeli – Classical Hybrid Education in the Catholic Tradition

The Hybrid Educational Approach Regina Caeli Provides the student an accredited diploma Assists the parent in meeting deadlines Provides accountability Is affordable Allows the child to be at home with mom or dad three days out of the week Assists the parent in meeting attendance and testing requirements 1) We offer a work-tuition program to assist …

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