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Articles dated August 2014

Classical Approach to Homeschooling: Part 2

After discussing the grammar stage of learning and mastering facts in part one of this article, let’s take a look at the next two stages of the trivium. The second stage of the trivium is dialectic learning. By name, this clearly involves dialogue. Once a child has...
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Beefing Up Sixth Grade

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many...
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Getting Started Homeschooling: Choosing a Method

(This is part one in a series. The series will cover all aspects of getting started in homeschooling.) What should I do for my children’s education next year? Should I homeschool them? Where do I start? This is the time of year when parents begin evaluating their...
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Getting Started Homeschooling: Organizing Your Day

In previous articles, we have looked at choosing your curriculum and methodology and organizing your school room. Now we can consider how to organize your day. As a state manager and practicum speaker for Classical Conversations, I have been repeatedly asked to...
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Classical—Christian—Community (Part One)

by Marc
Wednesday, 20 August, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
The overarching vision of Classical Conversations is often delineated by the alliterative, threefold focus: Classical Christian Community. For a brief moment, I’d like to zoom in on each “C” in this alliteration. Classical Conversations is “classical.” That’s not...
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