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Articles by author: Leigh Bortins

How Does Classical Education Integrate with a Christian Education?

As Christian educators, we are interested in raising wise, virtuous children who pursue truth; specifically, The Truth, who is a person named Jesus Christ. We do not want our children to fall for fallacious reasoning or unsupported research or philosophies firmly...
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Stick in the Sand: The Place of Technology in Community

When teaching my own boys or when tutoring Classical Conversations students, I always ask myself this question: If I only had a stick and sand, could I engage and effectively dialogue with my students about the concept I want to teach them? Asking this question helps...
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N2k National Number Knockout

National Number Knockout: A Case for Crowd-Sourced Funding

by Leigh
Monday, 10 February, 2014
categories: Articles
In June 2013, nineteen college-aged students from across the nation joined my family in our Pinehurst community to participate in the Mandala Fellowship, a program of continuing classical education focused on the Quadrivium, the four liberal arts that deal with numbers...
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Grammar: Train the Brain to Retain

While teaching educators how to teach, I’ve realized that we make too light a matter of little things and don’t spend enough time defining the basics. A Jamaican Example In 1995, I taught in a Jamaican Christian mission school for two weeks. When I first walked into...
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Lessons from the One-Room Schoolhouse

While teaching educators how to teach, I have realized that we make too light a matter of little things and we do not spend enough time defining the basics. A Jamaican Example In 1995, I taught in a Jamaican Christian mission school for two weeks. When I first walked...
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