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Articles by author: Jennifer Courtney

Getting Started Homeschooling: Organizing Your Schoolroom

If you are new to homeschooling, you may be asking yourself:  What do I need? Where am I going to put it?  Should we study at the kitchen table?  Or should we sit in a row at child-size desks?  Do I need a separate room?    Over the last seven years, I have tried...
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The Core Chapter 9: The Core of a Classical Education: Science

The Core Chapter 9: The Core of a Classical Education: Science by Jennifer Courtney I was the helper in my five-year-old daughter’s Foundations class this week when her tutor demonstrated Newton’s First Law of Motion with a tennis ball and a super bouncy ball--very...
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The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History

The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History by Jennifer Courtney Through history, we see God’s unfolding plan for humanity.  We learn about both the incredible triumphs and the failures of humankind.  As American historian David McCullough wrote:  “...
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Finding God in Shakespeare

"What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world, the paragon of animals - and yet, to me, what is the...
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The Core Chapter 7: The Core of a Classical Education: Geography

The Core Chapter 7: The Core of a Classical Education: Geography by Jennifer Courtney Raise your hand if you had a course in geography in school. I suspect that very few of us would be able to raise a hand honestly. My own encounters with geography were spotty at best...
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