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Articles dated April 2014

A Beginning Glossary of Terms for Classical Education

Before homeschooling my children, my educational experience was limited to how I was taught, which I would generally characterize as traditional. I grew up attending a private, Christian school and later graduated from a Bible university with degrees in social work and...
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Two Words of Encouragement

by Ruth
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Have you ever noticed how many times in the Book of Psalms the words lovingkindness and truth appear together? For Your lovingkindness is great to the heavens and Your truth to the clouds (Psalm 57:101). I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth from the...
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The Delaware Tea Party…And Why Writing Is So Important

by Kathy
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As I traverse history with my Challenge III and IV students, I have noticed a very important trend. Those who are remembered in history are those who are able to write well. Our goal, of course, is not to be remembered but to glorify God, but if a person wants to...
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Classical Education Myth #6: It’s just chronological history.

by Jennifer
Monday, 14 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
Many classical educators, writers, and homeschool parents have associated classical education with the chronological study of history or literature. Sadly, this limits what is involved in a classical education. Instead, we want to train our students in the skills that...
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Classical Education Myth #4: This is just too much to learn.

by Jennifer
Monday, 14 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As I have visited with parents over the years about the classical, Christian model of education, many have been overwhelmed by what seems to be “way too much to learn.” Many people have read books about classical education and found their heads swimming with thoughts...
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