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Articles tagged Advice

Lessons from the Road

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This morning I thought of young Classical Conversations families while on an endurance bike ride. As I mulled over what I would write this month, I was struck by some interesting similarities between this long distance ride and my twenty-one years of homeschooling....
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How to Ask Better Questions (and Why It Matters)

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by Jen
Thursday, 05 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
Why is it so difficult to ask good questions? This year, I have been part of a team working on Leigh Bortins’ forthcoming book, The Question: Teaching Your Child the Essentials of Classical Education. Leigh’s book is a survival guide for homeschooling through junior...
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"Altared" States

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by Lisa
Monday, 29 July, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Summer Practicum season is often the “pause that refreshes,” as Coca-Cola would say. Inspiration abounds from speakers keen to be God’s conduit for truth. Encouragement flows freely among those who have “been there” before—and survived a certain stage of the...
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Random Thoughts, Nearing Age 50

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by David
Thursday, 07 June, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I will soon turn fifty years old and the hour glass suggests that I may have gathered some wisdom. These are lessons that I wish I had learned a whole lot earlier in life. I could have saved myself a lot of grief. Don’t take yourself too seriously. Lighten up and laugh...
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Advice for Classical Conversations Homeschoolers from Classical Conversations Homeschoolers

by Matt
Tuesday, 10 January, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Classical Conversations surveyed other Classical Conversations homeschoolers and asked them for advice to pass on to first year Classical Conversations families. Their answers will not be surprising to those in the program, but may be surprising to new families. They...
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