Category Archives for Christopher Hurtado

The Hero’s Journey in Literature and Life

My hero’s journey as a homeschool dad has taken me from the ordinary world of the public school system into the belly of the beast of the special world of homeschooling and I’ve returned with a life-giving elixir to share with you to help see you through it.You’ve probably heard of the Hero’s Journey as […]

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A Classical Education? You’ve Got This!

Do you feel alone, anxious, or incapable of homeschooling your child, yet alone of giving him or her a classical education? You’re not alone! Many homeschool parents feel or have felt the same way! Anxiety stems from fear and fear from ignorance. Love of your child and of learning are the antidote to the fear […]

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Models of Excellence: Why Johnny will never be a John Adams unless he reads what John Adams read

Much has been said in the homeschooling community about Thomas Jefferson’s education, the same classical education John Adams and most of the other American founding fathers had, as a model of excellence. Lists of Classics have been made available for Johnny to read. But why, exactly? Why read what the American founding fathers read? What, […]

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Getting Your Kids Through the Classics and the Classics Through to Your Kids

Do you have a hard time getting your kids through the Classics? Do you have a hard getting through the Classics yourself? Do you find that even when you do get through them, they don’t get through to you? Learn why I ditched the Great Books, how I motivate kids to read the Classics, how […]

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Teaching Classical Languages Why and How

This live presentation will air on:Saturday, September 17th 2016This workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Why Your Child Needs to Learn Classical Languages and How to Teach Them Learning classical languages is an integral part of a classical education.  Furthermore, learning even a modicum of Biblical Hebrew, […]

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