Classical Education

History here we come

History here we come

Starting tomorrow we are giving a new history curriculum a run-through. We did try out a Classical option earlier but found that it wasn’t a really good fit for us. Between the age that the kids were when we tried it and my completely unrealistic expectations […]

NaBloPoMo disappointment

I am quite disappointed that I missed yesterday’s post deadline, and thereby did not quite fulfill my promised NaBloPoMo daily posting.  But quite frankly, two posts a day has been quite a challenge and unsurprisingly it has not proved to be without troubles. Still, on the bright […]

Welcome to Egypt

We have been taking a trip into the world of Ancient Egypt. We are following the reading suggestion in the pre-made classical curriculum and read through the excellent, short, story book in no time flat. I am now officially in love with the Magic Tree […]

History in a nutshell: Volume 1

History in a nutshell: Volume 1

So it will come as no surprise to those who know me that I’m a bit of a history geek.  And when I decided to try out the classical education ready-made curriculum that I’ve been talking about lately, I was introduced to a series of […]

Phan Ku

Phan Ku

As I mentioned yesterday, we have started working through some creation stories, Bursting From The Hen’s Egg and Spider Ananse Finds Something. The first of these is about Phan Ku and comes from China.  We went over this a couple of times yesterday, and Miss […]

Classical Education – First Steps

Classical Education – First Steps

Well, we are going to dip our toes into the waters of a Classical Education this week. With the help and assistance of the Ancients downloadable curriculum from Classical House of Learning we are starting off with a variety of Creation Myths/Stories. So today we […]