Why should a Christian read Plato? Why on earth would I want my students to study some Greek pagan from over 2400 years ago? In this talk, we will discuss the general benefits of the art of Dialectic, as well as the benefits of reading and studying Platos Socrates in the midst of a Christian education.
Save time and money by teaching most school subjects to all of your students together. Join Sonya for some practical strategies to lower your stress level, provide a well-rounded education, and help you and your children build sweet memories. Learn how to keep it simple by teaching your whole family together with Charlotte Mason methods!
It is never too late to begin a classical education! If you are just starting your Memoria Press journey with a middle- or high-school student, this is where you need to be! Your student can absolutely gain the beauty of a classical education while earning the necessary credits to graduate from high school – and it need not be a struggle.
With the right tools, your student will be equipped and eager to continue learning for his entire life. Give your child practice with six practical tools now, and you will be amazed at how well he transitions into being a self-learner. Come learn what the six tools are and how to use them in your home school. Plus, discover the secret that makes those tools extra powerful in creating lifelong learners.
Founder of Classical Conversations Leigh Bortins share stories about homeschooling and reflecting on how classical education transformed education. Listen Now
Students in kindergarten, first, and second grade need to focus on mastering the skills of reading, writing, and basic math. A student’s primary education program is the foundation on which the rest of his education is built. Find out how to train your students in accuracy, attention to detail, and mastery from the beginning. And discover how a simple read-aloud book each week can expose your students to science, history, geography, art, classical music, and poetry.
: Could you explain where the water for a world-wide flood would have come from, & where it all went afterward?! Many Christians can’t. Understanding the flood (the purpose, causes, aftermath and evidence) is very important to an understanding of a biblically sound creation model. This session covers the basics of this event, and also includes a video & PowerPoint presentation of the ???Hydroplate Theory??? – a biblically accurate and scientifically feasible portrayal of the flood event.
Most Homeschool and Christian school educated teens can answer most any question you ask them about the Bible. They’ve memorized the verses and know the endings of most of the Bible stories. However, the greatest Book ever written doesn’t seem relevant to their world. Teen Prasso was written to address real-life issues that teens face. It was written to help teens take ownership of God’s truth for themselves—not just because it’s what Dad and Mom believe. Let me introduce you to a fresh biblically based approach to reaching your teen’s heart.
All of the sessions available from the 215 Teach Them Diligently Convention in Nashville, TN in MP3 format
When we start on our journey of homeschooling, we have visions of expectations of perfection but somehow we add one more thing, and then another, and another, then we slowly begin to get weighed down. This soon becomes a drudgery and we eventually become discontent with the burden we have chosen to carry. Listen Now
What is a living book and how can we find them? Sonya Shafer dives into what is a living book and what makes them a successful method of teaching. A living book makes the subject you are learning about makes the book come alive. A living book is written by one author who has a […]
Classical Education is completely do-able, even if you are educating a broad spectrum of ages. Classical homeschooler and mother of eight, Kendra Fletcher shares tips and insight into educating high schoolers, middle schoolers, elementary students, and preschoolers all in the same classical homeschool.
Tot School is all about exposing your young child to early learning skills at home in a fun and engaging way. It is NOT about teaching your toddler, it is all about exploring together through play. Learn the basic ideas behind the concept of Tot School, the goals and benefits for the family, how to include siblings, and more. Get practical ideas about how to get started, plan, and stay motivated.