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

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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The Penelope

Characters: Socrates, a famous philosopher Penelope, a home school mom Penelope: Socrates, I am pleased to meet you. I hear you know stuff. Can you tell me how someone becomes a Lead Learner? Socrates: Nice to meet you, Penelope. I don’t know much at all, so I am...
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What Can Potlucks Teach Us About Choosing Curriculum?

When my daughter was young, church potlucks marked the high point of her month. She eagerly anticipated these gatherings for the sheer number of choices, the novelty of getting to try dishes that didn’t normally appear on our table at home, and most of all, the allure...
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Why Teach Algebra? Part Two

In part one of this article we examined what we are really teaching when we teach mathematics and why it is important. In part two we will explore why practical math alone is not enough.  Tricks Without Understanding Many of the people who argue against teaching...
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Why Teach Algebra? Part One

There has been a growing trend to say that Americans need less algebra education. In The Math Myth, Andrew Hacker argues that algebra and other upper-level high school mathematics like geometry and trigonometry are largely unnecessary for students and can even get in...
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