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Articles dated January 2013

Why Study Mathematics? It Is the Language of Creation

Mathematics: Is God Silent? answers the question posed in its title with a resounding “No! God is by no means silent!” As we are told in Romans 1:20, God is manifestly visible in His creation: “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal...
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The "Secret" of the Homeschooling Father

by Tucker
Thursday, 10 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
This is a message to fathers who are homeschooling. The question I want to answer is: Does Christianity provide much guidance to fathers about homeschooling? I am going to say yes, but first I want to back up a bit. You and your wife are in it together, so let us be...
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The Purpose of Education

What is the purpose of education? To what end are children taught? These are questions that have been asked throughout the “classical conver­sation” of history, and they are questions that must continue to be asked. Classically, the answer about the purpose of...
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Teaching Math Conversationally

For many homeschooling families, math is the most intimidating—perhaps even frightening—subject. Many feel ill-equipped to teach high school math courses. Some may even feel nervous about teaching math during the grammar years. In Classical Conversations, we emphasize...
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The Persuasive Essay

by Andrew
Wednesday, 09 January, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
When you start teaching The Lost Tools of Writing™, you notice early that almost all of level one is devoted to teaching the persuasive essay. You might think this rather odd—even boring. After all, aren’t students much more interested in writing stories and exploring...
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