SS#87: How to Contemplate (The Thinking Mom’s Checklist)
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SS#87: How to Contemplate (The Thinking Mom’s Checklist)

In the heated cultural climate of today, a true conversation with real thinking behind arguments can be hard to find. Alan Jacob’s book How to Think explains why that is so and how to overcome the modern (or postmodern) hindrances to thought and contemplation. Jacobs doesn’t, in the end, tell us “how to think.” But…

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SS #86: What Has Athens to do with Abuja? (Classical Education in Africa)

Is classical education only for Westerners? Karen Elliott, executive director of The Rafiki Foundation, along with the many missionaries and nationals working in the Rafiki Village schools would give a resounding “NO” in reply. Classical education is a human education, not a Western education. It is an education for cultural leaders, and its methods and…

SS #84: Passport to Foreign Language
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SS #84: Passport to Foreign Language

As homeschoolers, we’re pressed for time and often uncertain of our priorities. Teaching a foreign language is daunting and confusing, especially when we don’t speak another language ourselves. Should becoming bilingual or multilingual be a goal for ourselves and our children? Is learning a foreign language a part of the curriculum we can safely ignore…