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Articles by author: Lisa Bailey

Investing for Maximum Return

by Lisa
Thursday, 24 May, 2018
categories: Articles
Do you know the difference between spending money and investing money? Turns out my Challenge I students needed some clarity at the end of this semester. While exploring the “lessons learned” during our Stock Market Project, one student emphatically declared, “I would...
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Help! I’m Starting Challenge I Without Foundations!

by Lisa
Thursday, 30 November, 2017
categories: Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
This milestone has loomed since the genesis of your journey; you’ve always known “high school” was coming. Maybe, like me, you stayed so busy enjoying the early years that you pondered high school only sporadically. Maybe you weren’t sure you would still be on the...
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Raising Imaginative Children

by Lisa
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
I have always valued imagination. As a child, I loved pretending that the root of the big tree in the backyard was a crocodile to be avoided in the “river” of dirt surrounding the tree. As a teen I spent summer days writing (bad) poetry instead of cleaning the garage...
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Help! We’re Starting Challenge Without Foundations!

Are you considering joining a Challenge community—even though your child has not been through a Foundations program? You probably have loads of questions, a great deal of excitement, and maybe a few concerns. The lure of integrated subjects, the offer of organized,...
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The Power of Community—It’s Not What You Think

Someone recently asked me to weigh in on their “be part of a local community” or “do CC at home” dilemma. As I began to gather my thoughts, identify my best examples, and marshal my arguments, I realized that for me, the jury is not still out. I am wholly sold out to...
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