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Articles dated January 2014

Classical Conversations Students: God’s Secret Service Agents

by Brian
Friday, 31 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
I would postulate that any school teacher in the country would agree that teaching Truth is important. However, in today’s culture, “Truth” and “fact” have been confused. And for the past few generations, “fact” and “opinion” have been confused, leading to our current...
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A Meal on a Plate: Demonstrating the Classical Model (Part Two)

This article is a continuation of yesterday’s Postcards article, “A Meal on a Plate: Demonstrating the Classical Model (Part One).” The characteristic mark of the dialectic learn­ing stage is the ability to think critically and to make logical connections. Using our...
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Knowing When to Cheat

by Lisa
Tuesday, 28 January, 2014
categories: Homeschooling Life
I never thought I would find myself teaching my daughter to cheat. We spend our time as parents teaching wholesome lessons like kindness to siblings, respect of elders, and honesty in all things. What place could “cheating” have among those lesson plans? I have been...
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A Meal on a Plate: Demonstrating the Classical Model (Part One)

Have you ever looked at the arrangement of a meal on a plate through the lens of the classical model? Strangely enough, I have! The Grammar Stage: Culinary Compartments   When toddlers are sampling different foods and learning how to feed themselves, parents often...
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Training for Heaven

What is the purpose of education? Are we educating our children for heaven or Harvard? What is our ultimate goal? We are called to raise our children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord and that means more than just training them to perform a task or understand...
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