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How NOT to Teach the Difference Between Fact and Opinion: A Lesson in Moral Relativism

How do you teach your children the difference between fact and opinion? It seems most schools do so in a disturbing way. It looks innocent enough, but the results are a bit scary. Read this description from the Common Core: … Continue reading

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Teach How Jesus Taught

How have children learned from the beginning of time? How did Jesus himself teach his followers? Through stories, in the context of relationship. And that is just what Sonlight comes alongside you to help you do. We help you teach … Continue reading

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Help: I'm Scared to Teach Math and Writing!

Two subjects in particular can strike fear in a homeschool parent's heart: math and writing. You know they're crucial for your child's academic success. But you may doubt your ability to teach them well. Perhaps you struggled yourself in these … Continue reading

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What you really need for your homeschool year

A new school year is brimming with possibilities. There's something soul-stirring about fresh starts and new beginnings. I get excited about gathering the best of the best for my kids in order to plan a fabulous school year. I know … Continue reading

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How Sonlight Handles the Trivium

Or "How You Get a Classical Education with Sonlight You and Your Children Will Love" What is a Classical Education? The basic idea behind a "Classical Education" or the "trivium" is that learning progresses through three main stages: Grammar (accumulating … Continue reading

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The True Homeschool Expert

Often I speak with parents who find themselves second-guessing decisions they have made regarding their children's education. Obviously, most of us homeschool our children for a reason. Perhaps we feel called to homeschool, or maybe we just feel it is in … Continue reading

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Governing Souls

I haven't read the book, but the following quote stirred me: It is a terrible sin – really nothing less than murder – when someone entrusted with a pastoral service thinks he has the right to govern souls. As parents, … Continue reading

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