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Articles tagged dialectic

Woods, Words, and Wonders

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Our 2017 Parent Practicum speaker probably thought I was taking diligent notes. Certainly, I was scribbling furiously as he spoke of doxology and of angels continuously awed into reverent exclamation. Holy, holy, holy! Perhaps he would have been more flattered even, to...
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Pentecost and Its Role in the Art of Dialectic

by Shelly
Friday, 23 September, 2016
categories: Classical Christian Education, Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)
Have you ever been surprised by something? Most of us have: a slamming door, unexpected news, an old idea you suddenly see in a new light. In Dorothy Sayers’s essay “The Mind of the Maker,” she writes about the experience of a student who is surprised by a new...
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Grammar Versus Dialectic

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I recently had an aha moment about what it means to enter the dialectic stage. I have three children ages thirteen, ten, and seven. My oldest son Caleb was down at the lake trying out a net he made while I wanted to do a science experiment with the younger two. We’ve...
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Hunting Echoes

I have a confession to make: I do not like change. Change is like breaking in a new pair of slippers—every time I slip them on and take a step, the soles of my feet remind me that all is not familiar; however, new slippers and change are inevitable. My classroom...
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It’s All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worth

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read It’s All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worth by Kate Deddens One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may...
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