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Articles tagged Essentials

Man in the Moon, God in the Sun

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by Ruth
Wednesday, 11 September, 2013
categories: Articles
On the flight into Raleigh to deliver my son to Mandala Fellowship, I shared with him the printout of a poem I had just discovered, “The Church-porch,” by George Herbert (1593-1633). It is the first of three parts of a larger work called The Temple. My son was...
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Defeating the Integration Monster

I’m going to ask you to trust me on this. It feels harder than it is, and what I am going to explain will sound too easy compared to what you are feeling, but it is this easy. First, let me share my background with you. I joined Classical Conversations with two...
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Reflections on Tutor Humility [by a Recovering Engineer]

What is the most important attribute of a classical, Christian tutor? Mastery of academic material, expertise in classical pedagogy, and the expression of natural charm or charisma in the classroom characterize a desirable tutor to some parents. Extraordinary biblical...
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The Passionate Voice (How and Why We Teach Passive Voice)

by Courtney and
Friday, 01 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
During week fourteen of Essentials class, we learn about passive voice. We practice taking a sentence in active voice and making it passive, and we take some passive voice sentences and make them active voice. From this point on, Essentials students will be rewriting...
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How to Teach a Roman to Read

by Kathy
Monday, 24 September, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
I love studying the ancients and comparing their world to ours. The Romans, specifically, were very similar to us. In Classical Conversations, we study with a classical, Christian method. Once in a while, I will google Classical Conversations reviews to see what people...
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