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Articles by author: Robert Bortins

The Olympics and Classical Education

This month we are witnessing some of the greatest athletes in the world compete in the London Olympic Games.  Begun in ancient Greece to honor the Olympian gods and closely associated with the cult worship of Zeus, the Olympic Games have been viewed as the culmination...
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Do not grow weary in homeschooling!

“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not” (Galatians 6:9, KJV). This summer many of you were renewed at a Classical Conversations’ Parent Practicum. Some of you may still be weary, and many of you may just be worried...
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Book Review: Wordsmithy

by Robert
Friday, 25 May, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
I just received a copy of Doug Wilson’s new book, Wordsmithy, and while on vacation I had a chance to dive into it. For full disclosure I should point out that the book was not sent to me—it was sent to Keith who was probably supposed to give it to someone more...
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Meeting the Challenge

The school year is almost over for many of you. Some of you have children in school and you are thinking about homeschooling them next year. Some of you may be worn out from homeschooling and you are thinking, “If only I could take a year off.” Some of you cannot wait...
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In Fine et in Principio*

I am finished, or perhaps I should say this in the classical rhetoric, “I have just begun.” As one student said to their mom yesterday, “Robert has graduated from middle school, high school, and college, and is now in the fourth grade again!” I told everyone I was in...
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