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Articles tagged Foundations

Things to do when your firstborn starts Foundations (sequel to Things not to do with your firstborn when starting Foundations)

For those of you who know me, you know that I am relishing this last year I have with my daughter who will be in Challenge A next year. She is very ready for it and I am so excited to see how it goes next year! She has gone through Foundations since she was three and...
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Classical Conversations in Australia: Show and Tell

Recently, my family and I had an opportunity to travel to Brisbane, Australia where we were able to hold information meetings, a mock Classical Conversations program day, and a one-day practicum on rhetoric. The land down under—a land with many poisonous insects,...
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A Commencement Address to Foundations Parents

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Plutarch was famous for saying, “The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lies in a good education.” Now we, as Christians, know that our faith is also essential, but this famous quote is not without merit. Throughout this speech I hope to explain how my...
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Challenge: The Moment You've Waited For

The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten...
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Celebrating Community: Foundations Geography Fair

by Brandy
Thursday, 20 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
At the end of each school year, our community holds a geography fair based upon the current cycle’s Foundations memory work. This event has given students and parents an opportunity to showcase the geography memory work in a unique and creative way at our End-of-Year...
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