Term Turnover and Lots of Links

We're back at it.  Just completed week one of our second term.  After a three week Christmas break, week one had my head swimming.  Just exactly how did I manage to do the first term again?!  It's a shock to my system to jump back in. We did have a glorious Christmas though.  I was…

This Term’s Feast – Composer and Artist Study

Welcome back for #3 in our series "This Term's Feast".  So far we have looked at Memory Work and Singing.  This week it's time to turn our attention to the fine arts.  Charlotte Mason said that... "much and varied humane reading, as well as human thought expressed in the forms of art, is, not a…

Can’t See the Artists for the Trees!

Today we got a little head start on our artist study for this upcoming term.  Each of our school years consists of three terms, and each term we study half a dozen works from one particular famous artist.  Last year we learned about Fra Angelico, Diego Velasquez, and Edgar Degas.  This year we will study…