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Teaching History the Way It Happened— In Order!

A well-ordered approach to history and literature allows students to follow history as it happened: In order, from ancient times through the present. A classical approach produces a well-rounded student who knows the stories from all of history— whether ancient or modern, Biblical or secular— that every educated person should know.

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Twaddle-Free History

Most of us have a bad taste in our mouths about history.  It was boring and we hated it.  It doesn’t have to be that way.  Homeschoolers have the chance to rediscover the fun and excitement of history (yes, we did just use fun, excitement and history in the same sentence).  The seminar will focus on WHY we should study history – because its an essential tool for building godly character – and a number of practical ideas about HOW to teach history (in ways that won’t torture children or adults).

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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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