Afraid to Cross the Old Fence Line

When we kept sheep, we used electric fencing to control their grazing. They’d learn where the fences were and eventually stay away from them. However, when we wished to move the sheep, we’d take down a line of the electric fencing and give them access to an area of fresh … Continue

Homer and Homeschooling in Ancient Greece

Recently, I have been enjoying an old book on ancient Greek education. In it, the author discusses the early education of Greek children in the ancient world. He explains that the education was based on the writings of the poets, and particularly of Homer. I believe homeschooling parents will find … Continue

Don’t Be Turned Off by Homeschool Parents

As a classicist who studied at a great, liberal university and taught in elite private schools, I find most of the “homeschool community” to be painfully embarrassing. It is nothing more than education and culture in the hands of the mob, where there are no necessary qualifications, standards or results. … Continue

The Importance of Time Management for Homeschool Students

For most students, their homeschool years are going to end when they apply for admission to a selective college or university. When they do, the admission reps will look at their application and ask a few simple questions. As an example, Harvard University asks the following questions: Have you reached … Continue

Enrich Your Seton Homeschool Curriculum

Many Catholic families are getting started with homeschooling and they are anxious about satisfying modern school requirements. Seton Home Study provides such families with a simple curriculum that helps them to do so. However, there’s much more possible for Catholic homeschool families, and you can easily enrich your children’s studies … Continue

Seton Homeschool Enrichment with Classical Studies

Enrich the Seton Homeschool curriculum with classical studies in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

If you’re a Catholic homeschooling parent using the Seton homeschool curriculum, that may be the best solution for you.  If you’re concerned about satisfying modern grade level requirements, and giving your children a high school diploma, then the Seton homeschool curriculum can get that done. However, there are some important … Continue