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Haley summarizes Mountain Born

by autumn on May 22, 2010 · 3 comments

As part of Haley’s daily homeschool schedule she reads out loud to me for 20 minutes.  We’ve been going through Mountain Born by Elizabeth Yates for a while now and finally finished it the other day. I set Haley up in front of the webcam and had her summarize the book.  Seriously, the kids is […]

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Are You Reading to Your Children?

by autumn on November 5, 2009 · 10 comments

It seems that everyone will agree with you that reading to your children is important.  But how many are actually incorporating it into their homeschool schedule? For me, reading to Haley when she was an infant was easy.  She was the first baby and I had all the time in the world to devote to […]

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Koine Greek Alphabet

by autumn on October 20, 2009 · 3 comments

Teaching Greek as part of our homeschool schedule has been such a blessing to our family.  Before we began, we first had to choose which curricula was going to best fit our goals. Most Greek curricula will work for your family if you have a desire to travel to Greece and be able to converse […]

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Who’s Teaching Your Kids Life Lessons?

by autumn on August 27, 2009

Homeschooling isn’t just sitting down with your children and teaching them math, reading, science and history. As a matter of fact, in our schedule there is no math. Nature is our science. And reading and history are combined in a fun way. Homeschooling means you, the parent, want to be the one to teach your […]

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Greek, anyone?

by autumn on August 5, 2009 · 2 comments

Since June our family has been learning how to read Greek (Biblical Greek).  It has been such an amazing experience!  It’s something we ALL do together.  Yes, even the 2 year old! We do everything else together so why not Greek? When we started out we simply made notecards and memorized the symbols.  After we […]

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Our Daily Schedule

by autumn on July 24, 2009 · 1 comment

(originally posted June 21, 2009 at Do I Need A Bigger Plate?) Over the past few weeks, life in the Beck house has changed dramatically. I am so humbled by God’s ever present hand in my life. For years we have known of the book Teaching the Trivium by Bluedorn. We knew of this book […]

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