To know God and to make Him known.

Articles dated March 2014

Speaking of Dirt

by Lisa
Friday, 21 March, 2014
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
It started with a dirt hill. The large, unassuming pile of fill dirt occupied the back corner of our church property. To us adults it represented the unfinished nature of our construction efforts. To our children, it represented adventure, strategy, and conquest. Every...
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Celebrating Community: Foundations Geography Fair

by Brandy
Thursday, 20 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
At the end of each school year, our community holds a geography fair based upon the current cycle’s Foundations memory work. This event has given students and parents an opportunity to showcase the geography memory work in a unique and creative way at our End-of-Year...
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Really? You Did That in Math Class?

by Brian
Wednesday, 19 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
Yes, we really did. Stay with me...   In 1995, Denis John Adams was convicted for sexual assault. The odds against him, regarding a DNA match, were one in 2,000,000. This meant that jurors were two million times more likely to observe the evidence if Adams were guilty...
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Tell Me Something Good

“What could I say that would matter?”   That was all I could think about as I stood before a crowd of 100 Haitians—all homeless, all living in tents. Their brown eyes pierced me—waiting, wondering, and desperately looking to me for something.   I had been on a mission...
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The Right Tools for Raising a Discoverer

Last month, I wrote an article called, “How to Raise a Discoverer.” This month, I want to expand on that idea. Toward the end of the first article, I argued that Dorothy Sayers, Leigh Bortins, and Classical Conversations have equipped parents with the necessary tools...
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