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Archive: May, 2014

May
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The Joys of Reading

Veritas Press Phonics Museum

By Laurie Detweiler As you may know Marlin and I have four grown sons spanning 23 – 28 years old. Yes, 23 years ago things were rather crazy at our house. In fact I’m sure if a camera could have been going in the middle some of the night then we could have won America’s

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May
26
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The Veritas Press Story, Part 1

By Marlin Detweiler In May, 1992 I was on a business trip to Miami. Living in Orlando at the time the trip was only a simple, yet tiresome four hour trip down the Florida Turnpike. I had been making this trip weekly for the past several weeks, but this week would prove to be different—very

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May
22
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The Importance of Thinking: Logic and Rhetoric

Veritas Press Scholars Academy

Have you ever said or heard someone else say, “We just don’t teach children to think anymore”? The buzz phrase “critical thinking” is all over the education world, whether you homeschool or have your child in a school. And it doesn’t take much to know that there is a reason for you to be so

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May
19
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Classical Education: A History

So what exactly is classical Christian education? As with any movement that becomes popular, classical Christian education can suffer from misleading caricatures and misrepresentations. We’ve often heard people suggest that classical Christian education is just going back. Immediately, images of men stuffed in togas, dusty museum pieces, and papyrus come to mind. Are we expecting

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