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Articles tagged Art

The Art of Going to the Art Museum

by Courtney and
Wednesday, 03 October, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
“It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how,” quips the Cat in the Hat. He is referring to balancing a cup, plate, and teapot on top of his hat on a rainy day, but he speaks the truth, especially when it comes to art appreciation. Where I live in Raleigh, North...
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Two Terrific Teaching Tools

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by Alison
Friday, 07 September, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Sharpened pencils, new markers, clean binders, shiny new timeline cards, colorful math bears to weigh and count . . . I smile happily as I gaze at our homeschool shelves filled with supplies for the new school year. Next, I turn my start-of-the-year zeal toward our...
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Preparing to Teach Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

In our culture today, we are starved for beauty. It is hard to find it in our art, our architecture, our literature, our music, and sometimes even in our worship. And yet, our souls and the souls of our children hunger for it.   As classical, Christian home educators...
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The Beauty of Homeschooling

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by Andrea Newitt
Monday, 16 May, 2011
categories: Homeschooling Life
In the midst of our busy homeschooling lives, we can easily make the mistake of concentrating our attention on truth and goodness alone and neglecting the need for beauty in our educational efforts. John Mark Reynolds offers parents another approach in his seminar...
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One More Conversation About Great Artists

by Courtney and
Monday, 28 February, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Foundations Directors may be breathing a sigh of relief over the completion of six weeks of children painting in the church building. While I, too, am glad we managed to retain favor with our host church by not tracking paint down the carpeted hall, I would enjoy...
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