Monthly Archives: April 2009

Latina Christiana and Famous Men of Rome

Memoria Press is a small, family-run publishing company that produces classical educational products for homeschools and private schools. These include curricula for Latin, French, Logic, Rhetoric, Christian Studies, and Classical studies. From the Memoria Press website:  Memoria Press’ educational philosophy can be best described as classical Christian education. Classical Christian education is the cultivation of […]

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Lizzie’s Great Escape

My son has FINALLY finished his first movie. He did all the filming, directing, producing, and animation himself. It took him about a year.(Note those azalea bushes blooming are from last spring.)  I am so proud of him. By Kristen H.

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Surprise!

The doorbell rings at 8:30 in the morning. Who could that be? I run to the window and catch a glimpse of the UPS man jogging back to his truck. Oh goody, a package! But wait, I don’t remember ordering anything. Even better then, a SURPRISE package. It’s kind of light. No rattling sounds. Hmm, […]

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Tapestry of Grace

What is Tapestry of Grace? Tapestry of Grace is a Christian, classical, history-focused, multi-disciplinary, unit-study curriculum for the entire family. Christian Christ is the central focus of this curriculum. Tapestry of Grace presents the history of the world showing that history truly is His Story. Christ, His coming, and His sovereignty are woven throughout the […]

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Classical Education

It’s that time of year again. No, not spring cleaning. (although I’m working on that too!) It’s the time of year where we’re winding down and I’m evaluating. What did we learn this year? What has worked well? What didn’t work? What do we need to do better next year? One of the things on […]

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WriteShop Primary

I have taken a somewhat laid-back approach to writing in our homeschool. I have never purchased a writing curriculum, instead using only the writing that was included in our English program. The kids have regularly written reports for our co-op and book club as well. But, I really don’t know very much about writing instruction. […]

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Spring Cleaning Bug

We’re having a different kind of week around here. My husband is off work because it’s his spring break. (He’s a public school teacher!) So, I’m using the mornings to administer the IOWA test to my older kids. Then in the afternoon I’m cleaning out and organizing! Yesterday, I emptied out my 7 year olds […]

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Apologia Elementary Science

Apologia publishes a full-range of science texts for the Christian homeschool. They began with high school science texts which have been very popular with homeschoolers for many years. More recently, Apologia began publishing elementary texts. Currently, the Apologia Elementary science series includes five titles: Astronomy, Botany, Flying Creatures, Swimming Creatures, and Land Creatures. These texts […]

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