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Articles dated June 2013

So Many Books, So Little Time

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by David
Monday, 17 June, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
My name is David, and I am a reader. I am learning to manage my addiction. Ironically, I had no trouble avoiding reading in my younger days. I considered it a challenge to persuade my teachers that I had actually read the assigned literature. I was such a slow reader,...
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Putting the Pieces Back Together: How to Get Started with Subject Integration at Home

Imagine I gently place a piece of colored glass in your hand. You could study its color, texture, size, and shape. Now, imagine I place more pieces in your hand until your hand is full. After studying each piece, you may decide you like some pieces better than others,...
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Which Is Better: Good Sense or Good Character?

This summer, as we refresh ourselves and renew our commitment to home education, many of us will be thinking about why we pour so much time and energy into educating our children at home. It seems much easier in the summer to think beyond the minutiae of the daily...
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How to Rescue Knowledge from the Age of Information

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by Jen
Thursday, 13 June, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I know a few things—not many, but a few. I know the texture of a pin oak tree’s bark. I know the form of the constellation known as the Big Dipper. These examples are simple, not philosophical or foundational, but they illustrate the difference between information,...
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Are You a "Geek"?!

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Are you a "geek"?! Do you just naturally like to learn? If you are a learner and a thinker, what made you that way? Are you born just knowing how to think, or is this a skill to be learned? Can a "lifelong learner" be created, and if so, what encourages one to remain a...
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