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Office Hours– Mission > Emotions

This month in office hours, we followed up on the discussion started in the monthly video about how our Mission > our Emotions. Many resources were shared and practical ideas were discussed in this conversation. Unless otherwise noted, Leslie has read these and highly recommends them. RESOURCES MENTIONED: Your Reactions Are Showing. Leslie noted how […]

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Books as Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors

Speaker: Amber Johnston When children are unable to see themselves reflected in their schoolbooks, they fail to develop positive feelings of self-worth. And when they lack occasions to examine similarities and differences between themselves and others, they miss out on valuable opportunities for recognizing the shared humanity that binds all people together. A mirror is […]

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Overcome Mom Fears Through Reading Aloud

Speaker: Jennifer Pepito In this session, Jennifer will share ten lessons for overcoming fear taken from the books she read aloud to her children. Fear can rob the joy from our homeschool journey, but we can overcome by looking at noble characters in literature and applying the truth we learn from these examples to our […]

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Fantasy and the Reader’s Heart

Speaker: Bryan Davis In this session, hear about how fantasy can inspire readers in their spiritual lives. Also, learn how to discern good, moral fantasy and identify destructive fantasy. This is a helpful talk for parents, teachers, and other adults who guide children. Listen Now

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How Henty Helps with History, Geography, Language, and Character

George Alfred Henty grew up in England during the reign of Queen Victoria, and was steeped in a Christian worldview from all parts of society.  He was Cambridge educated, a military officer, a fantastic storyteller, and a Christian.  Learn how to incorporate his 122 historically accurate novels into your homeschool curriculum, and learn history, Geography, Character, and proper English, just by reading or listening!

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Literature-Based Learning (Preschool and Kindergarten)

Literature-Based Learning (Preschool and Kindergarten)

One of the most important things you can do for your child’s cognitive development is to read to them! Learn how to make literature come to life and learning fun.

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