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Clarifying Goals for Discussion Leaders
July 17, 2014 – 6:57 pm | No Comment

Did you know that not all discussions in homeschools are conducted alike? You probably did, at least in some ways.
For instance, you probably know that discussing what she learned from dissecting a frog today with …

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Memory Work with Youngers
August 7, 2013 – 9:30 am | One Comment
Memory Work with Youngers

Recently, we at Lampstand Press have been exploring ways to make it easier for our teaching parents who wish to concentrate on memory work to use what is already present in Tapestry week-plans. Though we …

The Problem of Evil
January 19, 2012 – 1:09 pm | 2 Comments
The Problem of Evil

In 2005, Lora posted this question on our forums:

Hi,
I wanted to know what Marcia’s thoughts (and anyone else who wants to chime in) are on studying the Great Books. I have signed my 14 …

UG or LG books?
August 26, 2011 – 12:13 pm | No Comment
UG or LG books?

We have wonderful moms using Tapestry who ask great questions on our popular yahoogroups. Recently, Amy asked this great question:
Is there a specific grade level or age that determines whether a child is early …

Evaluations: Their roles in Tapestry studies
November 5, 2010 – 2:20 pm | No Comment
Evaluations: Their roles in Tapestry studies

It’s getting towards the end of the first quarter, and many of us are thinking about quantifying our children’s progress thus far. Whether you have an oversight group to satisfy or are curious about their …

Lampstand Learning Center: Meeting needs!
October 22, 2010 – 8:09 am | 2 Comments
Lampstand Learning Center: Meeting needs!

Recently on our Yahoogroups, someone asked for feedback on experiences with our new Lampstand Learning Center (LLC) online classes.My mission has always been to encourage and enable full-family learning with parents as the primary teachers …

Parental Choices when Using Tapestry
October 21, 2010 – 1:11 pm | 2 Comments
Parental Choices when Using Tapestry

This article was written in response to questions about the values that direct us when we construct the reading/resource lists for Tapestry of Grace. Someone was looking for it, and when I unearthed and re-read …

Transitioning to Dialectic Studies
August 23, 2010 – 5:32 pm | 2 Comments
Transitioning to Dialectic Studies

There is a definite step up from the Upper Grammar to the Dialectic learning level, as kids approach and then pass through puberty. I discuss in detail the stages of learning and ways to approach …

Socratic Discussions
August 13, 2010 – 12:38 pm | 3 Comments
Socratic Discussions

Last week, we put up Session 7 of our summer-long Tapestry Teacher Training (TTT) webinar series, entitled “Holding Socratic Discussions.” This was a particularly fun webinar to produce, because I partnered up with some good …

Tapestry with Little People
July 12, 2010 – 3:34 pm | 7 Comments
Tapestry with Little People

At this time of year, we often hear voiced the recurring question of whether or not to start Tapestry when all of your kids are little people. Here, I mean situations where all of your …

Tailoring Tapestry Plans to Fit Your Family!
July 3, 2010 – 6:44 pm | 4 Comments
Tailoring Tapestry Plans to Fit Your Family!

Here’s another GREAT testimony that dovetails perfectly with Session #6 of our Tapestry Teacher Training series: “Tailoring Tapestry Plans to Fit.” Erin did naturally what I’ve always envisioned for moms using Tapestry of Grace. She …