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Articles by author: Courtney Sanford

The "Who-What-How-What"

by Courtney
Tuesday, 03 January, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
It looks like the name of a Dr. Seuss character, but in my house the “Who-What-How-What” refers to literary analysis. Do not tell the kids, though, that would take the fun out of it.  It is a series of questions that helps us talk, think, and write about literature....
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Christmas Blessings

My favorite day of the week is always our Classical Conversations community day, but I also really enjoy the more relaxed days of the Christmas break. We study the things we like at our own pace for a few weeks and I have time to work some games into regular school...
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The Truth about Thanksgiving

by Courtney
Monday, 31 October, 2011
categories: Homeschooling Life
Thanksgiving has come to mean parades of fanciful floats, gourmet feasts, and football, but amidst all of that have we lost the true meaning behind the historical event? As creative homeschoolers, we try to add some meaning to the day by making paper chains that list...
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Challenge A: A is for "As unto the Lord"

by Courtney
Friday, 30 September, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Taking the leap from Foundations and Essentials into Challenge A can be intimidating for parents and students. We want more than just to survive Challenge; we want to excel, and we would like to excel without too much stress. Challenge A requires the student to do more...
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Getting Organized: Garlands of Hosannas

by Courtney
Thursday, 01 September, 2011
categories: Articles
There is a period of craziness in my house between summer vacation and the start of the school year when I try to get organized. My school room is in what is supposed to be the formal dining room. Unfortunately, it is right by the front door so anyone who comes to my...
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