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Mar
03
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Epistula Short Story Contest!

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Photo credit to Joshua Waitman This month we’re featuring two of the winners of the Epistula Short Story Contest. In our January issue of Epistula, students were challenged to write their own story from two of our story prompts. Below are the winning stories in the 1st – 3rd grade category, and the 7th – 9th...

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Jan
23
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Veritas Press Omnibus, Why We Serve at Wisdom’s Feast

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The same pleasure you take in preparing a holiday feast is the same pleasure that Wisdom feels, in the book of Proverbs, as she prepares an education for her children. In Proverbs 8, Lady Wisdom concludes her eloquent invitation to wisdom, “And now, sons, hear me; Happy are they who keep my ways. Hear instruction...

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Jan
20
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Jesus and the Terrorists

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Anyone with a bit of biblical literacy knows Jesus’ words in John 14:6. He says, “I am the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father except through Me.” We must take this to mean that: – Jesus is the answer. – Christianity is true and all other religions are not....

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Dec
04
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Learning Disabilities: Question to Diagnosis

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Recently, I was having a discussion with “Joan” about her 11-year-old son. As I recall, she has five or six kids. I believe “Trevor” is her second. She has been worried for the past few years that something just didn’t seem to be connecting with Trevor, but after all she is not a trained teacher...

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Nov
21
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The Current Confusion, Part 2

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Here’s a simple question. Do you homeschool? Well, at least it seems like a simple question, but it really isn’t. A post on Facebook was mentioned in part one of this two-part post. The post was from a Veritas Press Scholars Academy student taking online classes. It illustrates some confusion around classical Christian education which...

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Nov
13
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The Current Confusion, Part 1

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A recent post on Facebook caught my attention. The post was from a student taking online classes through our online school, Veritas Press Scholars Academy. It interested me because it highlighted the difference between a classical Christian education and a traditional one. It also illustrated an interesting phenomenon regarding the status of home-educated students. Here’s...

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Nov
03
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Chinese Parents on the Horns of an Educational Dilemma

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American Christian parents face tough decisions about to how to best provide for their children’s education. But the toughest part is often deciding between a comparatively rich supply of good and legal options – local Christian schools, homeschooling (with a nearly overwhelming array of good curriculum and models), co-op, hybrid homeschool/co-op, on-line Christian school, etc....

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Oct
27
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A Day’s Work: How do you get it all done?

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New families to Veritas Press are often overwhelmed at the amount of work. And I understand why. Much of the curriculum being offered elsewhere is based on standards of only getting done what is absolutely “necessary” and then checking it off the list. Just look at any of the main-line publishers and you will see...

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Sep
18
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The Distracted Child

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Do You Have a Distracted Child? Jenny was sitting in church desperately trying to listen to the sermon, but her mind kept wandering, thinking about having to pick Dennis up from his Sunday school class. Every Sunday the knot in her stomach accompanied her as she traveled to church. She just knew people thought she...

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Sep
08
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The Scoop on Legends and Leagues

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We find this happens occasionally and believe it needs to be addressed. Someone will post a concern about a product—in this case, ours—only to find out that they have bought a portion of the product and express that it isn’t as effective as hoped. In the case located HERE someone indicted disappointment in Legends and...

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