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Articles dated December 2013

Memory for the Master

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by David
Tuesday, 10 December, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I have never worked very hard on memorizing. With varying degrees of memory success, I have carried around little Bible memory cards and even worked on long passages of scripture. In high school, I memorized Macbeth’s speech about the petty pace that creeps on. And I...
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Starting a Classical Conversation with Literature: The Plot Diagram

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I am new to tutoring Challenge I, so I am learning as I go. However, isn’t that always the case? I am always learning.   I love literature, so I pour a lot of passion into the subject naturally. It is also one of the best seminars during which to learn how to engage in...
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A Day in the Life of the Watsons

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Raise your hand if every day is homeschooling utopia with your family. No? No hands raised? None here either! One of my most favorite things about my group of friends is no matter what kind of day I have had with my children, if I tell my friends, at least one of them...
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Classical Education Myth #2: It’s all about teaching dead languages.

by Jennifer
Wednesday, 04 December, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
The most common objection I hear from my students about Latin is—drum roll, please—why do I have to work so hard to study a dead language? I have two answers to this issue. The first answer is that most students quickly discover that Latin is really alive and well. I...
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Homeschooling and the College Question (Part 2)

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by Jen
Tuesday, 03 December, 2013
categories: College and Post Graduation
"Describe the last excellent conversation you had. What triggered it?" "What is the most important lesson you will take from high school to your next endeavor?" "Who do you want to be your mentor for the next two to seven years?" "Where can you find people whose...
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