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Articles tagged Essentials

In Fine et in Principio*

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I am finished, or perhaps I should say this in the classical rhetoric, “I have just begun.” As one student said to their mom yesterday, “Robert has graduated from middle school, high school, and college, and is now in the fourth grade again!” I told everyone I was in...
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Essentials

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Made it! The first semester is done. I survived. I had a lot of fun. I just got four tickets in my Essentials class for four very short sentences!  I learned a lot in Foundations this first semester, but I really took to Essentials. I knew going into this year that I...
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Back to School (Part 3)

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I am now preparing for the sixth week of Foundations and Essentials—halfway home for the semester and a quarter of the way done! I think the hardest part for me so far has been keeping up with consistently practicing the memory work. The weeks when I work consistently...
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Back To School (Part 2): 1st Day of Class

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I may have a college degree, I may have managed a mechanical team and engineering budget at my old job, and I may have been a little nervous my first day of school. Tuesday was my first official Foundations and Essentials class. Monday night, I called my mom in a panic...
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Essentials Served Family Style

by Courtney and
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Not only will Essentials get a beautiful new guide and two new Trivium Tables for this fall, classes will also go Family Style. As the Essentials programs grew, and communities had more students than they could fit in one room, we began dividing the classes by age. Why...
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