“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...

Ranger’s Apprentice Teacher Helps

Finishing up Migi’s course plans for the year. I’ve got several book studies lined up for him, but he wants to round it all out with some Ranger’s Apprentice material. And Harry Potter, but I think I may have to come up with those myself (more on the...