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Articles dated January 2013

Four Benefits of Saxon Math

Math is not scary. Say it with me: “Math is not scary.” Perhaps you might tell me you grew up believing your sister to be a math oriented person and believing yourself to be a language oriented person (and this is the reason you think math is scary). This is not true....
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What "Should" One Do?

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by Andrew
Tuesday, 29 January, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
[T]he ethical question “What should one do?”…elicits not only knowledge, but wisdom, and it draws the interest of the student into any subject, no matter how obscure or far removed from his day-to-day concerns. It challenges the imagination and makes life the...
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Winter's Fruitful Yield

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by Lisa
Monday, 28 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
Winter is an underappreciated season. Many people see the landscape as barren, uninviting, and gloomy. I had a friend once describe winter as the "dead season"! I disagree. For me, winter is a season of gathering strength, building promise, and preparation for a new "...
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Writing Your Way Out of Writing-Based Anxiety

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by Jen
Friday, 25 January, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“How many words can you write in a minute?” is not a question I often hear, even as someone who writes as a vocation.  However, today while researching for the next set of books in the PreScripts series, I came across a quote that made me ponder this very question. A...
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A Homeschooler at a Bible College/Seminary

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by Shawn
Thursday, 24 January, 2013
categories: Articles, College and Post Graduation, Homeschooling Life
Celeste F was homeschooled in rural Kansas. “The attitude that was put into what I learned was great,” she says, “Outside of math and English facts, it was the self-discipline, the character that was developed because I was homeschooled.” When asked if, looking back,...
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