More important than deciding the style of education that we will give to our children  is  to  ‎define  which  family  values we will
embrace. These values will dictate the way to follow ‎in any activity in which we are involved in. Being that the education of  the
children is a ‎supreme goal; these values will give us the guidelines.‎

If you share the Christian Faith, then the only alternative obedient to your Faith is to ‎educate  children  at  home.  Nevertheless
we understand that this is not always an easy ‎option, in countries as United States there  was  a  very  brave  fight  to  permit us
today to ‎educate our children at home  in  an  environment  of  liberty  and  respect.  However there are ‎countries where even is
necessary to open the road.

The education at home has very different objectives than the  socialized  education.  We ‎ aside  from  giving  the  child  superior
academic values, we give them spiritual and moral ‎values. Yet the day of tomorrow these adults that today  are  being educated
in the home ‎will make the difference in the community.  For us parents are not enough  that the  child  ‎learn something, we seek
always to the excellence.‎

There are many styles of education at home, but, since we are going to choose the option, ‎we can do  it  the  best  possible.  This
means following a classical approach, tested by the ‎centuries. The classical model based in teaching  the  Trivium,  giving to the
child the tools ‎of learning: the Liberal Arts will help the child when they  become  an  adult  to  reach  an  ‎intellectual liberty,  to
develop any study or activity, in the same manner we are giving ‎him the armor of reasoning to  protect  themselves  from  ideas
against the moral and ‎family principles. They will develop an elegant capacity  for  communication  to  help  one ‎another to find
the good way.‎

Many families have traveled through the road of  homeschooling  and  they  leave  to  us  ‎invaluable  experiences.   Personally I
recommend as a first practical step to get a copy of ‎the book  Teaching  The  Trivium  by  Harvey  and Laurie Bluedorn. Read it
with care, there ‎you will find a guide to travel through the road with sure steps.

‎Below are some links with information on the concepts that I have mentioned.  After ‎reading them you will have a  clear idea of
Homeschooling in a Classical Approach, and ‎the intellectual force that you will need to begin,  and perhaps be a pioneer in your ‎
country of the best education that can offer to your children.


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Basic in Classical Christian Homeschooling

Seven Undeniable Truth of Homeschooling by Harvey Bluedorn

Why Classical Education by Fritz Hinrichs

The Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy Sayers

Practical Articles by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn

The Trivium in a Capsule

Ten Things to Do with Your Child Before The Age of Ten