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Articles tagged Community

The Power of Community—It’s Not What You Think

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Someone recently asked me to weigh in on their “be part of a local community” or “do CC at home” dilemma. As I began to gather my thoughts, identify my best examples, and marshal my arguments, I realized that for me, the jury is not still out. I am wholly sold out to...
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From One Unprepared Student to Another

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I have a confession to make. When life strikes with all its messy chaos, I’m a master of pretending to read things I haven’t read. I plagiarized a literature paper in high school because of it. I wrote an entire in-class essay quiz in graduate school based on a book I...
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The One-Room Schoolhouse: Nurturing Community in Your Home School

Messy and somewhat frustrating! This is how I would describe our early attempts at practicing a one-room schoolhouse style of learning. I remember one Tuesday morning particularly. It was 9:00 a.m. and the six of us were in the school room. Math books were strewn...
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Community and the One-Room Schoolhouse

Two are better than one…For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Ecclesiastes 4: 9-12 KJV What do you get when a teacher and at least one student share a common place? A...
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The Heart of the Matter

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I’ve been tryin’ to get down to the heart of the matter, but my will gets weak, and my thoughts seems to scatter, but I think it’s about forgiveness. * I remember how impactful these words were for me as a junior in college. I had entered Pepperdine University as a...
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