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Articles tagged Courtney Sanford

Getting Organized: Garlands of Hosannas

by Courtney and
Thursday, 01 September, 2011
categories: Articles
There is a period of craziness in my house between summer vacation and the start of the school year when I try to get organized. My school room is in what is supposed to be the formal dining room. Unfortunately, it is right by the front door so anyone who comes to my...
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Beefing Up Sixth Grade

In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many of these students began Foundations sitting on mom’s lap and soaking up the timeline cards as early as age three....
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Essentials Served Family Style

by Courtney and
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Not only will Essentials get a beautiful new guide and two new Trivium Tables for this fall, classes will also go Family Style. As the Essentials programs grew, and communities had more students than they could fit in one room, we began dividing the classes by age. Why...
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Glorious Freedom

by Courtney and
Friday, 03 June, 2011
categories: Homeschooling Life
A nice long summer is spreading out before us, and I am remembering the words of Anne of Green Gables.  “Ah, summer! Two months of glorious freedom!” she exclaimed on her walk home from the last class of the school year. As a homeschool mom with two months of “glorious...
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Becoming a Great Teacher

by Courtney and
Thursday, 28 April, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the obvious, but often overlooked, fundamentals of homeschooling is that once you decide to homeschool, you become a teacher. Most of us begin by thinking that in order to give our children the best education we need to buy the best curricula. However, in all...
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