chosen to go the classical route. Sometimes you can’t do every subject prescribed in the classical approach. Sometimes you have to figure out what is
essential and then incorporate the extras
have;to;say;no to some
praying;for;the;Lord’s;help!).;That key is
maintaining a willingness to learn.
I love Mrs. Bauer’s book, and I think
she’s a total genius for helping homeschoolers so much, but don’t let that list
educating;your;child.;You;can;do;it,;with-out doing all of it.
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for our children often wipes out the
the subjects that spring to mind: math,
grammar/writing/spelling, history, science, literature. These are the subjects
covered in the standardized tests. I’d also
at;least;a;rudimentary;under-standing of sports, tacked on to all that
we want to make sure our children un-derstand;before;heading;off;to;college;(or
drama, Latin, German, karate, soccer, sew-ing;.;.;.;the;list;can;go;on;endlessly.;I’m;not
to these. At some point, it is wonderful to
have the experience of public speaking and
reading musical notes and recognizing fa-mous;art.;Latin;provides;a;very;solid;base
for spelling and languages later on.
have to do them at all.
There. I just said it.
I happen to know that teens with no
exposure to foreign languages can assimilate foreign languages in college. I did
teens with little recognition of famous
Honestly, most of us probably pray
us have to use different books for differ-ent;children,;due;to;their;learning;styles.
of it too. Whether we’re using classical
books, traditional books, or cobbled-together;books,;I;think;there’s;one;key
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