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Articles in category: Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)

The One-Room Schoolhouse: Nurturing Community in Your Home School

Messy and somewhat frustrating! This is how I would describe our early attempts at practicing a one-room schoolhouse style of learning. I remember one Tuesday morning particularly. It was 9:00 a.m. and the six of us were in the school room. Math books were strewn...
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Discovering Your Child’s Heartsong

“Watch to see where God is working and join Him.” – Henry Blackaby, Experiencing God Author Eric Davies described his passion to become a Navy Seal as “having the song in you.” He said it was something that never left him. At times, during the hard days of training, it...
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Mixing Up the Memory Work

While our Foundations tutors do a fantastic job of modeling memory techniques and review activities that can easily be duplicated at home, we can sometimes neglect to incorporate these ideas into our daily memory work review routines. Daily review can become tiresome...
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Things to do when your firstborn starts Foundations (sequel to Things not to do with your firstborn when starting Foundations)

For those of you who know me, you know that I am relishing this last year I have with my daughter who will be in Challenge A next year. She is very ready for it and I am so excited to see how it goes next year! She has gone through Foundations since she was three and...
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Spring: A Welcome Change of Pace

My husband and I spent some time over Christmas in Washington, DC celebrating our anniversary. Although it wasn’t our first visit to DC, we nonetheless found ourselves excited as we explored the energetic streets, admired the beautiful buildings, and toured the...
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