This last year of homeschooling and CC has been enjoyable and rewarding but it has also been hard work done in isolation. If there has been one thing lacking in our homeschool this past year… it is community! I have realised the importance of being part of a like-minded and committed Christian community who want … More Community – the Missing Element
Last year was an interesting year for us as a family. We deregistered our kids from school and then started homeschooling using the classical, Christian curriculum called Classical Conversations (CC). CC is a homeschooling programme that works best in community so as soon as we decided on the programme, we got to work looking for … More One Year of Directing Classical Conversations – Without a Community!
It has been a while since I blogged here, and I haven’t written since November of last year. We had decided to take a small break from homeschooling during the dark winter season. Winter was dreary, mostly because we were again in Lockdown, this time Lockdown 3. It’s April now and we are easing out … More What we have been up to
If you are doing Classical Conversations Cycle 3 this year, you know that we are learning John 1:1-7 in English and Latin. At home, we like to memorise Scripture using the ESV (English Standard Version) translation, so I have been looking high and low for a tune that uses this version. When I couldn’t find … More John 1:1-7 (ESV) sung in English and Latin
Are you looking for a homeschool community in South-West London? If so, read on 🙂 Next week I launch a new Classical Conversations community in my home in Chessington. When I say “community” I use the term loosely, right now it comprises of my kids and me! Who are we exactly? My name is Teresa, … More Welcome to our new homeschool community in South-West London
Last week, I was delighted to host a Classical Conversations “Taster” session at my home in South-West London. I also had the pleasure of meeting Meina (in real life as opposed to FB!) who kindly offered to be our tutor for the day. The session lasted from 10:30 – 2 p.m, and we had another … More Classical Conversations Community Day “Taster” session
To know God and to make Him known. Classical Conversations Motto CC seemed intriguing. I went over to their website, which is based in the US and dived straight in. There were so many new terms to understand: Foundations, Essentials, Challenge, Memory Masters, Practicum, co-op local community, Tutors, Directors and even “Conversations”. I read about … More Classical Conversations UK
Once we had decided to homeschool, my husband and I delved into the world of homeschool philosophies, approaches and curricula. Again, like everything these days, there are so many options to choose from. We did most of our research on the internet, talked to a few families and read a few books. We learnt that … More Homeschool Philosophy, Approach and Curricula