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Tip #146

When I was first making the transition from classroom teaching to online teaching, I designed my own website.  And, it looked like I designed my own website.   That's okay.   I recommend doing the same thing if you are just starting out.  Do as much as you can on your...

Before you learn Latin, count the cost.

I received this question: Hi!  We are LOVING Visual Latin 1. However, we are considering homeschooling our almost-10-year-old son as well and I am curious: what Latin program would you recommend using before Visual Latin 1? Thanks so much!   Here is my reply:...

Visual Latin and the National Latin Exam

The National Latin exam is a tricky thing.  Imagine taking thirty students, and teaching them to work on cars.  Each student is trained only on one car.  One student learns to repair Hondas.  One student learns to repair Jeeps.  One student learns to repair Volvos,...

Tip #145: How to learn faster

Over the next few months, I am compiling the old tips of the week.  Here's another.  This one is from August 10, 2019. ================================================= If you are trying to learn something new, and if you are using audiobooks or videos to do so, you...

Spanish 2?

I received this question: Hi there.  My son has taken and Spanish I class and would like to take a Spanish 2 class starting next fall.  Are you going to be offering a level 2 Spanish class?   Here is my reply: The short answer is, yes.   It’s a little...

She didn’t take my advice. 🙂

Pretty much every day, I get the same email.   Essentially, it goes like this: "My kids are struggling with Henle Latin, and they are bored.   Is there anything else we can do?" I usually recommend switching to Lingua Latina by Hans Ørberg. This mom chose another...

Tip #144: Money back.

I am in the process of loading lost "tips of the week" into my site.  I sent this one out in August of 2019.  It may no longer apply. ================================================= Remember some time ago, when the guys in charge of our credit scores, Equifax,...

Tip #195: Free Courses

I am not a big fan of social media.  But, I do like to use Instagram for research.   Since Instagram knows what I am interested in (scary, I know) it sends me suggestions. One of my interests is generating extra income online. Instagram is always suggesting I check...

Tip # 194: CityData.com

Over the next few months, I am compiling (and archiving) the past "tips of the week".  About 40 are missing from my site. Here is the latest: ================================================= This week, I was reminded of a site I had forgotten about.  A reader from...

Why you absolutely must go to college

Just in case you needed reminders, here is why you must go to college.  No questions asked. This is from the Babylon Bee.  It's satire, my friends.  And, it would be funnier if it weren't so true. ================================================= We did the research,...