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Articles by author: Courtney Sanford

What If the Art Teacher Taught Math?

by Courtney
Monday, 01 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
My thirteen-year-old daughter is in Challenge B this year, and she is preparing for Mock Trial, so we took a field trip, along with several moms and teenagers, to visit a courthouse and watch a real trial. As we waited for the trial to begin, the sheriff talked with...
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Let’s Do Something Beautiful for God

by Courtney
Monday, 04 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I have been familiar with the name 0f Mother Teresa all my life, but I was not really inspired by her until recently, when I read Malcolm Muggeridge’s short book entitled Something Beautiful for God. Mother Teresa vowed, as have the men and women who work with her...
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Fra Angelico: Art “As unto the Lord”

by Courtney
Thursday, 07 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I walked into our Classical Conversations assembly wearing a long, brown Jedi Knight cloak. (Having boys with big imaginations means our house is full of cloaks, capes, swords, and light sabers.) I asked the group of eager Classical Conversations students whom I looked...
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The Passionate Voice (How and Why We Teach Passive Voice)

by Courtney
Friday, 01 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
During week fourteen of Essentials class, we learn about passive voice. We practice taking a sentence in active voice and making it passive, and we take some passive voice sentences and make them active voice. From this point on, Essentials students will be rewriting...
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Be Transformed

by Courtney
Monday, 07 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
January is the best time to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa. I’m using these cold winter nights to read the Challenge II literature because my oldest will be reading those books next year. I read the Challenge literature ahead of time so that I will be...
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