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Articles dated May 2013

True Mythology - "Perfect Myth and Perfect Fact" (Part II: This Is His Spoken World)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Through Him were all things made. Welcome to His poem. His play. His novel. Skip the bowls of fruit and statues. Let the pages flick through your thumbs. This is His spoken world...
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Becoming an Authority on Poetry

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by Andrew
Tuesday, 28 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Over at the LTW Mentor—the Yahoo! group for The Lost Tools of Writing—we have been discussing what book of poetry folks recommend to a mother who wants to give her daughter a gift book. As you might expect, I wandered from the point when somebody asked what to choose...
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What My Students Taught Me about Integration over a Game of Scrabble

by Linda
Friday, 24 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
On the last day of seminar, my Challenge III students convened to present remaining projects, to discuss great ideas, to work final math problems, and, especially, to party! We celebrated a wonderful year of learning, fellowship, and classical conversations about so...
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Confessions of a Thirty-Something-Year-Old Memory Master

At the beginning of the year, our Foundations Director, Stephanie Ross, posed the question, “Are there any mothers who want to be Memory Masters?” As someone who is a lifelong learner, I secretly wanted this. Besides the fact that I love challenges, I wanted to...
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From Driver to Passenger: A Homeschool Parent's Journey

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by Lisa
Tuesday, 21 May, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Years ago, back when we were both new to homeschooling, one of my friends was loudly lamenting the early elementary years. She was not a fan of “projects,” copy work, or repetitive reading; she was eager to engage her children in discussing “big ideas,” to teach them...
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