Jenks Elementry was over a long bridge spanning muddy red water which lead to bumpy roads and finally to a tree that had those little round prickle balls that got stuck in the soles of my saddle shoes.  It was the 1970’s and my father was an FBI agent handling bank robberies and kidnappings in […]

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Eden Hope Academy Campuses TEXAS FORT HOOD, TEXAS Leader:  Heather West Email:  info@edenhopeacademy.com Heather is launching an Eden Hope Fort Hood campus in September, 2016.  She would love to discuss the program with you. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Leader:  Stephanie Sinclair Email:  stephanie@edenhopeacademy.com Stephanie Sinclair is launching one and maybe two Eden Hope San Antonio campuses […]

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We take about a mile walk each morning before starting school.   Usually, we include soccer  balls to kick to each other and slow pokes are routinely gently kicked in the rear if they walk too slowly. 

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The magic of history is that it helps us predict the future.  When we learn to capture the essence of history we can use it to forecast what will happen during our lifetimes. 

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Rote memory without teaching application and critical thinking skills is like building a foundation and forgetting the house above it. 

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Memorize Me! In his pride the wicked does not seek Him, in all his thoughts there is no room for God.  Psalm 10:4, NIV “Resolution One: I will live for God.  Resolution Two: if no one else does, I still will.”  Jonathan Edwards, Puritan.

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“Well, homeschooling definitely did not prepare him for public school,” started the conversation with the mom of one of the extra boys whom I had homeschooled for five years.  My stomach flipped.  “You totally prepared him for college, absolutely for life, but not for public high school. You taught him to think, live, build a […]

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What life principles can be found by comparing Abram to the Pilgrims?  As we explored this question in Critical Thinking today, our students found many.

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  Multi-part art projects teach process and patience.  We’re studying Hamlet this year during four weeks of art.  Each week we read Hamlet by Lois Burdett as students prepare their puppets, build Globe Theaters, and discuss the play.

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