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Articles by author: Leslie Hubbard

Why a Lead Learner Will Never Be a Fully-Rendered Panda

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I don’t remember why we were talking about math curricula, but Julie, a friend of mine who home-educates her children, was clearly frustrated with solutions manuals and answer keys.   “They give you a few steps to get started, and then abruptly jump to the solution...
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Woo Your Reluctant Reader: Put Away the Books

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by Leslie
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
The house next door to our house was not a house. It was the public library. And our backyard fence was not a fence, it was the south wall of the library. The library flagpole was in our yard. Every morning and evening we could watch the librarian open our gate to...
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One Choice for Quality, Two Simple Questions, and a Gazillion Tubs of Ice Cream

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Whenever I see the supermarket freezers crammed with tantalizing tubs of ice cream, I am faced with a dilemma. There are so many of them. Do I buy gobs of the cheaper varieties and hope that by virtue of sheer number I find something satisfying, or do I buy one...
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A Celebrated Life

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My twenty-one-year-old son is refusing to walk. Before you get the wrong idea, let me back up and start over. It’s December, a time when we enjoy the happy strains of “Deck the Halls,” “O Holy Night,” “Pomp and Circumstance.” Or maybe that’s just me? You see, my son (...
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Why Study Science Classically

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I’m going to answer this question, I really am, but first I need to make a couple of heady statements: 1.  Education in the classical tradition asserts that real knowledge should bring one to an understanding of truth. 2.  Education should change our thinking to...
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