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Articles dated January 2014

Classical: The Easy Way (How the classical model makes Latin and science easier)

I just had a conversation with my fourteen year old daughter. She has been in Classical Conversations since she was six years old. She has heard me talk about the phases of learning for nine years now. She has heard me explain that whenever you learn something, you...
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What I Learned from The Question

If you have read The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical Education, you will quickly understand how The Question: Teaching Your Child the Essentials of Classical Education is the follow-up. As Leigh Bortins introduced us to the grammar stage in The...
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Letting Our Children Wrestle with Doubt

by Matt
Wednesday, 15 January, 2014
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
“Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear” (1 Peter 3:15, KJV). How do we, as homeschooling parents, prepare our children to be ready? For some, they are inclined to give their children...
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Stand Up for Parental Rights

At Classical Conversations, we believe that parents are the very best teachers for their children. This is at the core of everything we do. This is why we firmly believe in equipping parents, and why we have parents attend Foundations and Essentials with their students...
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What Do Foundations Students Know that College Graduates Don’t?

A recent article in Forbes magazine claims that poor communication skills are the greatest deficit facing college graduates today. According to a high school presentation teacher: “In this era of email, texting and voice mail, true face-to-face communication is...
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