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Dam Wood Tables

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While cleaning out a cabin on my farm in 2013, I came across an old rustic wood table made of tree branches. My wife saw this piece during the cleanup process and suggested we take it home. It now lives on our back porch, sporting the decorations of the season. Over...
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Why I Still Love Classical Conversations

Yesterday was our Challenge II museum field trip. It is part of an assignment for students to research and present about a favorite work of art. I take our class to the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. every year and every visit makes our hearts flutter with the...
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Truth or Consequences: On Practicality

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by Andrew
Thursday, 29 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
It was twenty years ago this fall that I plunged wholeheartedly and somewhat heedlessly into Christian classical education when some comrades and I started Providence Academy in Green Bay, WI. Since then, I have been hearing repeatedly the very sensible call for a...
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The Creative Mind and the Structure of the Soul

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by Andrew
Wednesday, 26 June, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Do you have a creative outlook? Do you confine yourself to uncreative activities? What about your teaching? Is it creative or administrative? Does it nourish creativity in the souls and minds of your students and children? Judging by the haste with which the arts are...
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Putting the Pieces Back Together: How to Get Started with Subject Integration at Home

Imagine I gently place a piece of colored glass in your hand. You could study its color, texture, size, and shape. Now, imagine I place more pieces in your hand until your hand is full. After studying each piece, you may decide you like some pieces better than others,...
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