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Articles by author: Jen Greenholt

Why We Love the Patterns

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read   Cultural theorist Marshall McLuhan wrote in his 1964 book Understanding Media, “The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.” I think...
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The Classical Model: Preparing Students AND Parents for Post-Graduation Endeavors

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Congratulations, Classical Conversations parent! I am proud to present you with a personal “Certificate of Readiness to Tackle College Admissions and Everything Else that Comes After High School.” At least, I wish I could present each of you with that certificate. Come...
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Take the Ultimate Challenge

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by Jen
Friday, 11 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
A lawyer, a medical student, a teenager, and a mom of three gather at a public park. No, this is not the beginning of a joke; it is the start of a weekend Ultimate Frisbee tournament. In 1968, three high school students, one of whom would go on to produce the Matrix...
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What I Love Most about Checklists

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by Jen
Friday, 28 March, 2014
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
What I love most about checklists is the moment when I mark the last item complete. There are few things as satisfying as the sight of that ink-blackened paper, demonstrating to the world that I have met all expectations for the day. I am convinced that checklists make...
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Fire Safety for Parents and Educators

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by Jen
Friday, 10 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
“Don’t touch that! It’s hot.” This Christmas, I spent the holidays with my sister and brother-in-law and my young nephew. My nephew is just learning to stand upright and lunge from surface to surface like a trapeze artist. While I was there, he attempted to place his...
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