“Nakedly Religious Overtones”

Considering that the previous Narnia movies weren’t 100% satisfactory (see Narnia Invaded for examples), it was heartening to see a review of the new movie, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. This gives me hope. If a secular writer can say that about Dawn Treader,...

I <3 Teaching Company

Last month I ordered Herodotus, The Iliad and The Odyssey from The Teaching Company. Last week the 19-mo climbed up a chair to get a DVD case from the shelf without any of us noticing . He took down the Herodotus DVDs and broke Disc 2. I shot them an e-mail to ask if...

Sentence Diagramming Helps

One skill that I believe my children should learn is diagramming sentences. When they diagram sentences, I can see how the lightbulbs come on and they understand better. Diagramming helps them not just in their English and Latin lessons, but more generally in...