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Articles in category: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)

How to Scale Your Child's Latin

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In a previous article, I talked about my friend Denise’s philosophy of “scaling, not bailing.” Here is the way I think about it. Every Henle exercise is either a grammar-stage exercise, a dialectic-stage exercise, or a rhetorical-stage exercise. When your child does...
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The Curious Case of the Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula

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Students often view mathematics as merely a collection of formulas they have to memorize, rather than ideas they need to understand. Because of this, students learning mathematics often miss some of the important connections between ideas within mathematics. Missing...
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Calculus for Everyone

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The opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Classical Conversations and its leadership, staff, or communities. We are glad to provide a platform for discussion of ideas about classical Christian education in K...
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Dual Enrollment? Concurrent Enrollment?

It sounds like Classical Conversations is more supportive of concurrent enrollment than Dual Enrollment. Is that true? When talking about college credits for our high school Challenge students, we are often asked to explain the difference between dual enrollment and...
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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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