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Articles dated March 2014

Homeschooling Through Sickness

by Beth
Friday, 14 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
As many of you now know, we are expecting our fifth child this summer. Yay! As amazingly lovely as babies are, pregnancy can be just as strongly terrible for me—at least in the beginning and then again a little at the end. Besides being a physical battle for me to...
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Challenge B Rules

by Ruth
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)
Let me state this plainly: the Challenge B tutor has the best position in Classical Conversations. We build mental muscle with logic, we train opinionated kids to argue, and we watch children grow up into young men and women attorneys who go into battle in a courtroom...
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Lily Stepped Out of the Boat

And ne’er shall April 10th go by, from this day to the ending of the world, but we in it shall be remember’d. We few, we happy few, we band of homeschoolers. For he (or she) who competes in Mock Trial this day shall be my brother (or sister), be they ne’er so vile (or...
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What Is Classical Conversations?

by Jennifer
Friday, 07 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.      -- Genesis 35:18 (KJV) This seemingly inconsequential detail reveals to us the importance of names. With her dying breath, Rachel...
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Harmony in Education

Is there harmony in this world? How does this harmony inform our actions as Christians? How does this harmony inform how we approach simpler, more familiar ideas and how we approach complex, less familiar ideas? Here at Rivendell, we just completed our mathematics...
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