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What Do Employers Want Our Kids to Know?

Have you ever been to Monticello? If so, were you amazed that Thomas Jefferson, our third president and founder of the University of Virginia, was his own architect? Did you know that America’s first president (under the Articles of Confederation) Peyton Randolph...
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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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The Coming Educational Revolution

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I think I am pretty safe in stating this prediction: there is an educational revolution on its way and it is, indeed, already afoot and trampling hard. When distance learning was first introduced, it made some ripples. Then when online classes and, indeed, entire...
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A Response to President Obama’s New Common Core State Standards for Education

by Matt
Monday, 17 December, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
In Homer’s Iliad, Achilles refuses to accept gifts from the hand of Agamemnon precisely because he refuses to become “the king’s man." Agamemnon had wronged Achilles—grievously—and to receive his gifts would amount to admitting that it was within Agamemnon’s authority...
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Educating Men with Chests: Climbing Parnassus

Mount Parnassus…hovering over the ancient shrine of Delphi, has stood as a…symbol of poetic inspiration and perfection since the dawn of the West…over time it came to embody those things which man, at his best, wishes—and ought to wish—to achieve. It became a sign of...
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