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Articles by author: Robert Bortins

Classical Conversations Foundations Guide Spotlight

by Robert
Thursday, 09 February, 2012
categories: Articles, College and Post Graduation, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
Is it February already? What happened to January—did we skip it? I can’t believe I am almost four weeks into the semester. I have started working on my Faces in History paper for Essentials. I am going to be…wait a minute, I can’t tell you that…! In other big news, we...
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The Writers Circle Top 11 Articles of 2011

by Robert
Friday, 30 December, 2011
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
These rankings are according to the number of hits throughout 2011.   #11. July 4th Celebrations and Memory Work         by Jennifer Courtney            "On July 4th, and on other American holidays, do we really pause to reflect on our nation’s history?" #10. Lessons...
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A Quick Look Back at 2011

by Robert
Tuesday, 27 December, 2011
categories: Articles
We would like to wish a Merry Christmas to all homeschoolers and to those who take part in Classical Conversations communities across the world. This past year has flown by, and we have been very blessed by our Lord and Savior to have been able to help so many of you....
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Made it! The first semester is done. I survived. I had a lot of fun. I just got four tickets in my Essentials class for four very short sentences!  I learned a lot in Foundations this first semester, but I really took to Essentials. I knew going into this year that I...
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Back to School (Part 4): I have fallen behind...

by Robert
Tuesday, 08 November, 2011
categories: Articles, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
Nationwide Insurance has a tag line that says, “Life comes at you fast”—and it does. I must confess, I have fallen behind in my Foundations memory work. I had to go out of town because of work for a couple of weeks in a row and it really threw me off. I would say I am...
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