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Articles tagged Classical Model

Classical: The Easy Way (How the classical model makes Latin and science easier)

I just had a conversation with my fourteen year old daughter. She has been in Classical Conversations since she was six years old. She has heard me talk about the phases of learning for nine years now. She has heard me explain that whenever you learn something, you...
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The Hobbit Retreat: What Is It?

by Matt
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
What is The Hobbit Retreat? Some of my readers will know, some will not. In October, Classical Conversations held the first of what we hope will be many “Rising to the Challenge” student retreats. The theme of this first retreat was J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. It was...
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How Revolutions Affect the Way We Teach

by Matt
Wednesday, 21 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Foundations parents and students will recognize what we call the “Age of Industry” from c. 1760—c. 1969.1 The Age of Industry “ushered in the factory production of goods with the development of…new technologies.”2 Among these technologies were the mechanization of...
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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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Classical Conversations Plus: a Different Kind of Dual Enrollment Program

by Linda
Monday, 22 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Dual enrollment for the mature and capable homeschool student presents a valid means of gaining college credit while in high school. With careful planning, the industrious student gains credit and experience, while starting to whittle away general education credits...
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