We’re making major changes to our homeschool curriculum plan: everything from scheduling to materials to resources for grades 3, 6, 8, and 9!
We’ve been using MP since 2015 (I can’t believe it’s been that long!) and our family has been incredibly blessed by both the curriculum and
Every year I wasted hours searching for papers in desks, folders, and our storage ottoman. There were tests my kids never got credit for because I couldn’t find them when it was time to average grades!
When my third son started high school, I decided it was time to get my act together. But this mama can’t even keep an attendance sheet.
Whatever I did, it needed to be dead simple. And this system is exactly that.
I once heard someone compare classical education to the Christian practice of Lectio Divina. She also pointed out: this isn’t a new comparison. Medieval monks and educators said the same thing. Just like Lectio Divina, education is a process that takes us from surface knowledge to contemplation.
We’ve seen this first-hand through our use of Memoria Press student guides. In fact, my kids ASK me to get student guides for them!
Narration, questions with written answers, and questions with oral answers all build different skills; so it’s important to use all three approaches, rather than using one to the exclusion of the others.
Still, we need to understand what each approach really means so we can use each one well.