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Articles by author: Dwane Thomas

How to Learn a Language as an Adult

by Dwane
Wednesday, 15 November, 2017
categories: Classical Christian Education
The opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Classical Conversations and its leadership, staff, or communities. We are glad to provide a platform for discussion of ideas about classical Christian education in K...
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Don’t Walk Away from the Past

A few weeks ago life for me turned upside down. My family and I were in Athens, Greece at the time. I had moved to Athens to study Greek, and then we received the call no parent wants to receive.  My son had nearly died when the vehicle he was driving flipped six times...
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Get Out!

by Dwane
Thursday, 29 December, 2016
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
In the old movie, A Man Without a Face, a young man is trying to get into a prestigious military academy. In order to do so, he must pass a rigorous entrance exam. He has previously failed the test, and is concerned that he will fail again. To ensure success, he seeks...
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Carpe Opportunity

I have been teaching Latin now for almost twenty years. Often the parents of my students will lament to me that they did not learn Latin, or any other language, when they were young. I will often ask them a simple question: “Why not start now?” The quick answer is...
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Carry On, Mr. Linguist!

Perhaps you are familiar with the book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch is the story of an early American merchant who spends quite a bit of his time at sea. As Mr. Bowditch sails around the world selling his wares, he teaches himself...
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