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Articles tagged Challenge I

Help! I’m Starting Challenge I Without Foundations!

by Lisa
Thursday, 30 November, 2017
categories: Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
This milestone has loomed since the genesis of your journey; you’ve always known “high school” was coming. Maybe, like me, you stayed so busy enjoying the early years that you pondered high school only sporadically. Maybe you weren’t sure you would still be on the...
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Where Are the Conversations?

When our family stumbled upon Classical Conversations eight years ago, I didn’t have any idea what I was signing up for but knew I needed something to help me! At the time, I had a daughter entering sixth grade and a son entering third grade, and we had just...
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Celebrating Assessment

I’ll never forget my Challenge I philosophy assessment. Although philosophy was one of my favorite courses, I was dreading the blue book exam. The study guide alone was overwhelming. We had learned so much! How could I possibly retain all the details? And what was a...
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Oops! We Had to Start the Book Over: Learning at a Human Pace

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Surely many of us heard this simple exhortation from parents or grandparents whenever we failed at a task or struggled to complete it. Recently, in our home school, we got to live it out. After the semester break, it...
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The Dividends of a Challenge Education

by Lisa
Friday, 27 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Well here we are, six or seven weeks into this academic year. For most of us the dust is settling: we are growing accustomed to getting up and out of the house on Classical Conversations day, we are remembering what we like in our packed lunches, and everyone in the...
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