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Articles dated April 2014

Take the Ultimate Challenge

by Jen
Friday, 11 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
A lawyer, a medical student, a teenager, and a mom of three gather at a public park. No, this is not the beginning of a joke; it is the start of a weekend Ultimate Frisbee tournament. In 1968, three high school students, one of whom would go on to produce the Matrix...
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Classical Approach to Homeschooling: Part 1

by Tori
Wednesday, 09 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
“You mean I’m going to do this math book again next year?” my son complained as his father and I broke the devastating news to him last spring. “Yes, son. You haven’t mastered the concepts in this book yet and you need to have this down before we move on,” we gently...
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Should We Teach Students that Science Studies Only Material Causes?

by Jonathan
Tuesday, 08 April, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
In my previous article discussing Phillip Johnson and Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds, I made a strong case for why a Christian should reject materialism in very strong terms. One issue, however, that is often brought forward regarding science is the question of...
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How does the Essentials program prepare students and parents for Challenge B Latin?

by Christy
Monday, 07 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
The Classical Conversations Essentials program, geared toward fourth through sixth graders, is a program that focuses on the structures and patterns of language. The primary goal of the Essentials program is to give students a firm grasp on the grammar of language and...
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Why One Pagan Ruler Forbid Christians from Teaching Pagan Classics

I need to tell a story, a true story from our own history. This story will help us to answer some questions we have about the content which we use to educate our children. It may also shed some light on the decisions that our government makes with regard to education....
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