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…

SS #83: The Uncommon Commonplace
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SS #83: The Uncommon Commonplace

It seems like people all around the homeschool world talk about their commonplace notebook, but what does it really mean? What is commonplacing? A commonplace notebook, a companion to your reading life, becomes a central place to keep knowledge you have discovered. In this episode, we cover the what and the why of commonplacing, or…

SS #82: You Can’t Cancel Christmas
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SS #82: You Can’t Cancel Christmas

The death of culture and festivity is not a less important death than bodily. No matter what government officials say, Christmas is coming and must be honored with festive celebration – piety requires it. In this episode, Brandy Vencel, Pam Barnhill, Mystie Winckler, and Abby Wahl discuss how festivity and scholé fits into the curricular…