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Articles tagged Courtney Sanford

How to Raise a Hero (Four Important Activities to Do with Your Children this Summer)

by Courtney and
Monday, 06 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In the light of current events, I am certain of one thing: we need heroes. As parents, we cannot allow fear to rule our lives; on the contrary, we should prepare our children to act nobly and to do the right thing in unusual circumstances, because one thing is certain...
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What If the Art Teacher Taught Math?

by Courtney and
Monday, 01 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
My thirteen-year-old daughter is in Challenge B this year, and she is preparing for Mock Trial, so we took a field trip, along with several moms and teenagers, to visit a courthouse and watch a real trial. As we waited for the trial to begin, the sheriff talked with...
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Let’s Do Something Beautiful for God

by Courtney and
Monday, 04 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I have been familiar with the name 0f Mother Teresa all my life, but I was not really inspired by her until recently, when I read Malcolm Muggeridge’s short book entitled Something Beautiful for God. Mother Teresa vowed, as have the men and women who work with her...
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Fra Angelico: Art “As unto the Lord”

by Courtney and
Thursday, 07 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I walked into our Classical Conversations assembly wearing a long, brown Jedi Knight cloak. (Having boys with big imaginations means our house is full of cloaks, capes, swords, and light sabers.) I asked the group of eager Classical Conversations students whom I looked...
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The Passionate Voice (How and Why We Teach Passive Voice)

by Courtney and
Friday, 01 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
During week fourteen of Essentials class, we learn about passive voice. We practice taking a sentence in active voice and making it passive, and we take some passive voice sentences and make them active voice. From this point on, Essentials students will be rewriting...
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