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A Journey that Made Me Appreciate the Arts
May 23, 2016 – 4:07 pm | No Comment

Seventeen-year-old Gian Garfias is about to become a graduate of Tapestry, which his family has used for the last five years. He has already been accepted to the college of his choice, as you can see …

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How to Do Tapestry Wrong: “I Use Traditional Course Titles”
October 27, 2015 – 10:12 am | No Comment
How to Do Tapestry Wrong: “I Use Traditional Course Titles”

This is the fourth post in a series. If you wonder why we are writing about how to do Tapestry “wrong,” you can read the introductory post here.
At Lampstand Press, we dearly value the integrated learning experience. So …

Tales from Tapestry University: “I’m Going to Need a Bigger Toolbag”
October 7, 2015 – 9:27 am | No Comment
Tales from Tapestry University: “I’m Going to Need a Bigger Toolbag”

In Tapestry University summer classes, parent-teacher Martha Kedrovsky felt that she was being handed a whole new array of teaching tools that help her to apply Tapestry to her students’ education. Martha will need …

Tales from Tapestry University: “I Can’t Not Teach The Great Gatsby Now”
September 28, 2015 – 1:28 pm | No Comment
Tales from Tapestry University: “I Can’t Not Teach The Great Gatsby Now”

“You can’t pass on what you don’t understand, but you also can’t pass on passion if you don’t have it,” said Martha Kedrovsky. She came to her Tapestry University summer Literature course (Tough Books: Year …

Tales from Tapestry University: “Silence is Useful, and Other Revelations”
September 24, 2015 – 12:26 pm | 2 Comments
Tales from Tapestry University: “Silence is Useful, and Other Revelations”

This summer, parent-teacher Martha Kedrovsky entered the wild and wonderful world of Sheri Payne’s Socratic Discussion Practicum class at Tapestry University. There, she watched Sheri work her way through actual discussion scripts with four volunteer …

Tales from Tapestry University: “When It’s My Head on the Chopping Block”
September 21, 2015 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Tales from Tapestry University: “When It’s My Head on the Chopping Block”

A few weeks ago, I caught up with one of our Tapestry University summer school students, Martha Kedrovsky.  Martha, who has been homeschooling since 2004, lives in Kansas with her husband Karl and their two …