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Articles dated June 2011

The Core for Teachers

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Great book for all teachers and principals, new and experienced! The Core by Leigh Bortins will help you reach the educational goals for your students that we all desire. This easy-to-understand guide breaks down the time-tested methods of a quality education into...
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The Doctrine of Creation and the Making of Modern Biology

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by Jonathan
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
The popular science press may be on the cutting edge for bringing us the latest and greatest news from laboratories around the world, but when it comes to integrating historical and philosophical ideas into our modern conversations, it is woefully shallow. Of...
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Essentials Served Family Style

by Courtney and
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Not only will Essentials get a beautiful new guide and two new Trivium Tables for this fall, classes will also go Family Style. As the Essentials programs grew, and communities had more students than they could fit in one room, we began dividing the classes by age. Why...
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Cultivate Faithfulness

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by Andrea Newitt
Wednesday, 22 June, 2011
categories: Articles
Years ago at a women’s retreat, I received a scroll with the verse “Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness (Psalm 37:3, NASB). Isn’t that a lovely passage? Cultivate has such a deep, rich connotation, involving growth, development,...
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Why should my student take more than two years of Latin

The answer is not just that it looks good on a college application. Although that is a benefit, the principal reasons are much more important. I have heard people expressing nervousness concerning upper levels of Challenge and Latin. I love all facets of Latin, but...
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