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Articles dated February 2014

Book Review: Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin

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Were you classically educated? Me neither! I have so much to learn! And I have been doing it through reading about classical education. I finished reading Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin by Tracy Lee Simmons today. Yay! This book was handed out...
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How to Live Well and Plan from a State of Rest

by Linda
Thursday, 27 February, 2014
categories: Homeschooling Life
The Scriptures state, “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven”1 including “a time to keep, and a time to cast away.”2 Clearly, we are exhorted to consider our time and actions carefully. In daily life as home educators, we are...
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Integrating Theology into Politics

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by Jonathan
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
It has become taboo today to mention anything relating to Christianity in the same sentence with anything regarding law or public policy. If you mention anything that even remotely sounds like Christian theology in a public policy context, you are immediately met with...
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Copywork, Dictation, and Narration for Beginners

Although copywork, dictation, and narration are not difficult concepts, I struggled with how to implement them effectively during our first years of homeschooling. I offer here what I have learned about these valuable tools of learning—not as an expert, but as a...
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How to Raise a Discoverer

by Matt
Monday, 24 February, 2014
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
What do you believe about children and learning? In any learning environment we consider—public, private, or home school—some children seem to enjoy learning while others seem to be bored or frustrated by it. Parents and teachers will go to great lengths to make...
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