To know God and to make Him known.

Articles dated February 2014

All Dressed Up for the Prom, but Will You Go?

Last week, a parent in my Classical Conversations group told me she enjoys Foundations, and looks forward to Challenge A and Challenge B, but she just does not know if she will go further with homeschooling after that. I told her I thought that would be like getting...
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Trivial or Essential, Classical Conversations

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela When I first came across this quote it begged me to ask, “Why?” I believe that a good education is necessary. Now as a student in the Rivendell Sanctuary Honors Program in...
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Lessons from The Meno for Challenge Parents and Tutors

A man once asked his teacher whether virtue could be taught. In the course of the conversation, not only did the man and his wise mentor discuss the topic of virtue, but a young slave boy, through the simple process of answering questions, stumbled upon the...
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N2k National Number Knockout

National Number Knockout: A Case for Crowd-Sourced Funding

by Leigh
Monday, 10 February, 2014
categories: Articles
In June 2013, nineteen college-aged students from across the nation joined my family in our Pinehurst community to participate in the Mandala Fellowship, a program of continuing classical education focused on the Quadrivium, the four liberal arts that deal with numbers...
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Classical Education Myth #3: Classical education is just not creative.

by Jennifer
Monday, 10 February, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
Many modern educators and parents assume that classical education is as dry as dust. How could anyone possibly find it interesting to read stories about dead white guys, chant Latin noun and verb endings, or recite the multiplication tables? There is no creativity in...
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