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Articles tagged Challenge II

Musings on Humility: Stepping Out in Faith to Direct Challenge II

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“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts” (C. S. Lewis, Abolition of Man). One may not immediately make the connection between this quote and humility, or the virtue of humility. Neither did I upon first reading it. However,...
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Lessons Learned Last Year

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All’s well that ends well? I hope so, because this academic year is ending very well, but that is not to say that the entire year has been smooth sailing. There have been some choppy seas on our Challenge II journey—even a couple of storms. After one such storm, we...
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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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The Dividends of a Challenge Education

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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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Heart Experience...Some Reflections

by Linda
Friday, 23 August, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Another year has begun and, again, I am directing a Challenge program. I have tracked my seasons which have been positive, delightful, and always different. My current Challenge II group has already met twice and this week we completed our first biology experiment....
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