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Articles dated September 2012

Is Postsecondary Education Necessary in a Postmodern Society?

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by Shawn
Monday, 10 September, 2012
categories: Articles, College and Post Graduation, Homeschooling Life
If you have read my short biographical description or visited my website, you probably know my leanings. For many of the ‘X’ generation, college was just what we did after high school. College opened up the spectrum of jobs available to us. College ensured we would...
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Two Terrific Teaching Tools

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by Alison
Friday, 07 September, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Sharpened pencils, new markers, clean binders, shiny new timeline cards, colorful math bears to weigh and count . . . I smile happily as I gaze at our homeschool shelves filled with supplies for the new school year. Next, I turn my start-of-the-year zeal toward our...
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The Well-Made Bed

by Courtney and
Monday, 03 September, 2012
categories: Homeschooling Life
All good classical educators know about Susan Wise-Bauer’s book, The Well-Trained Mind. We would love to do everything she recommends, but before we can achieve a well-trained mind, I propose we begin with The Well-Made Bed. I mentioned this at dinner with some...
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Pagan Gods in Classical, Christian Education?

Each time we approach Cycle 1 in Classical Conversations, we receive questions from parents wondering about memorizing the names of Greek and Roman gods with their young ones. Why would Christians want to know the names of pagan gods and goddesses? Can a study of the...
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