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The Two Best Hours of the Week

Feeling guilty seems to be a permanent condition of motherhood. It is often magnified for homeschooling mothers: it seems impossible to finish the “perfect” lesson plans we have made; if we participate in too many activities, we worry that we are overloading our...
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Discussing the Constitution

by Matt
Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Today is September 17. How many of you knew today is Constitution Day in the United States? Robert Byrd, a Senator who hailed from West Virginia, established the day as a Federal observance in 2004. September 17th was chosen because it is the day the Constitutional...
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It's All about Conversation: Discovering Pearls of Great Worth

One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple. Psalm 27:4, KJV   The Classical Conversations Challenge programs are...
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Pig Out on Good Food and Great Ideas

Imagine a banquet hall with a long table staggering under the weight of varied foods. Imagine a night filled with music, laughter, and stories. Imagine reasoned discourse about the issues of the day and about the nature of man.   In the not too distant past, people...
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How Leading a Gigantic Socratic Dialogue Taught Me to Lead Smaller Socratic Dialogues

by Matt
Wednesday, 01 May, 2013
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
In early April, I traveled with my Challenge IV class to Staunton, Virginia’s Blackfriar’s Theater to see Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar on stage. The night before the play, we met with a couple of other Challenge groups at Youth Development Inc.’s lodge for fellowship,...
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