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Trivial or Essential, Classical Conversations

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela When I first came across this quote it begged me to ask, “Why?” I believe that a good education is necessary. Now as a student in the Rivendell Sanctuary Honors Program in...
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The Meaning of Christmas and How Homeschoolers Celebrate It Year Round

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall...
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Children Who Thirst

Hwa is thet mei thet hors wettrien the him-self nule drinken   Written in an older form of English, the above apparently means something like, “Who can give water to the horse that will not drink of its own accord?” Perhaps the oldest English proverb still in use...
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What is the Difference Between Classical and Conventional Education?

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by Andrew
Friday, 08 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
The heart of the difference between classical and conventional education is not in curriculum or teaching methods, though those are effected. The heart of the issue is in goals and beliefs. Our practices often entangle us so much that we cannot get back to the things...
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"Silent Cal" Speaks

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by Ruth
Monday, 07 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Calvin Coolidge’s father, a notary, administered the oath of office to our thirtieth president in their home when President Harding suddenly died. They had neither electricity nor telephone, so that night when the news arrived at the telegraph station, the operator had...
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