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Today Jupiter and Venus conjuction…

…tomorrow “Celestial Trio“, It’s not to be missed!

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Octavio writing in cursive

Oops! Octavio’s teacher did not pay attention in the “f” lesson, but now he can do it right.

The “invented letters” are gone!

We are woking in the capital cursive letters.

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Educación Permisiva = Caos

“Hoy en día viven en nuestro país más personas egocéntricas que en ninguna otra época de ‎la historia. Por que? Aquí hay dos razones básicas: la filosofía egocéntrica del ‎humanismo, y las ideas humanistas psicológicas, que nos han enseñado a educar a los ‎niños con permisividad. Los niños que crecen sin una corrección paterna [...]

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‎1.The 73 page ebook of the entire text of Chapter Twelve: Ten Things to Do With Children Ages ‎Ten Through Twelve from the book Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical ‎Style by Harvey and Laurie [...]

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Progressing in Cursive‎

English: Texto en Español a continuación
Here a couple of pictures of Octavio working in cursive. ‎

He is using Zaner-Bloser 2C Workbook. He started making half page per day, now he is ‎doing two pages per day. He likes cursive very much and just to invented the letters that still he ‎didn’t know, but this week [...]

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Jupiter and Venus from Bangkok

Hello:‎
Here a picture of Jupiter and Venus from Bangkok-Thailand (we are in short trip here). It was 6:57 p.m. local time ‎when I took the picture.

Venus is the third brightest celestial body in the sky after the Sun and Moon. In ‎December 1st Venus and Jupiter will have a nice company. The first friend that [...]

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El Ideal Clásico vrs El Estudiante Perpetuo

Ser educado es llegar a saber cómo aprender. En las palabras de Dorothy Sayers, “La ‎única verdad de la educación es simplemente esta: “Enseñar al hombre a aprender por sí ‎mismo; y toda instrucción que falla en hacerlo es esfuerzo gastado en vano.” ‎
El síndrome del estudiante perpetuo es el opuesto exacto al ideal clásico. [...]

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I want my son think for him self

…what about you?

‎”You can’t make Socialists out of individualists- -children who know how to think for ‎themselves spoil the harmony of the collective society…” - John Dewey (1859-1952)‎
‎“No puedes hacer Socialistas de individualistas – los niños que saben pensar por si mismos ‎arruinan la armonía de la sociedad colectiva …” - John Dewey (1859-1952)‎
Notes:
John Dewey [...]

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Most Common Spanish Words

Gracias Irma por este link tan interesante

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