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Thirteenth century rules for study by Robert de Sorbonne.

13th-Century Rules for Study

Robert of Sorbonne, the founder of the famous Sorbonne college in Paris, gave six rules for study to his students. He wrote: “The student who wishes to make progress ought to observe six essential...

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Frequently asked questions about the Excellence in Literature curriculum by Janice Campbell

Excellence in Literature FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Excellence in Literature Excellence in Literature has been around for quite a few years, and there are questions that crop up almost every year, so it seems that it’s time...

What is the Honors Option?

The Honors Option in Excellence in Literature Key components of the Honors Option (in addition to regular assignments related to the focus text) include reading, writing, and a final exam. The reading is the most time-consuming...

You can teach your child to write: PART 1: READINESS, READING, COPYING, AND NARRATION.

You Can Teach Your Child to Write, Part 1

You can teach your child to write!  Part 1: Readiness, reading, copying, and narration Writing — the art of communicating thoughts to the mind, through the eye — is the great invention of the world. Great,...

How to Use Excellence in Literature curriculum.

How to use Excellence in Literature

What does a month look like for a student using Excellence in Literature? Have you wondered how to use Excellence in Literature? Here is an overview of how to use the study guide and...

McGuffey Fourth Reader: 1857 edition with Charlotte Mason method instructions

McGuffey Improvements to the 1857 Edition

What is the difference between the 1857 edition of the McGuffey Readers and the earlier edition?  The 1857 edition is the first edition with all six readers. The fifth and sixth readers were new for this edition, and were...

Forbidden Fruit by George Agnew Reid, 1889, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Print or eBook for Literature Study?

Is Print or eBook Better for Learning? I am occasionally asked whether Kindle or other e-reader versions of the classics will work as well as the print versions. I know that digital books can be...

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