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Articles tagged geography

Beefing Up Sixth Grade

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many...
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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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Travel Tips and Teaching

by Beth
Monday, 09 September, 2013
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
Our family LOVES to travel! We have adopted the goal of visiting all "50 States before they graduate" as our own. Besides the hundreds of photographs I take while we travel, we have two main methods of documenting our travels.  The first method:  my children's travel...
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Confessions of a Thirty-Something-Year-Old Memory Master

At the beginning of the year, our Foundations Director, Stephanie Ross, posed the question, “Are there any mothers who want to be Memory Masters?” As someone who is a lifelong learner, I secretly wanted this. Besides the fact that I love challenges, I wanted to...
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Two Terrific Teaching Tools

by Alison
Friday, 07 September, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Sharpened pencils, new markers, clean binders, shiny new timeline cards, colorful math bears to weigh and count . . . I smile happily as I gaze at our homeschool shelves filled with supplies for the new school year. Next, I turn my start-of-the-year zeal toward our...
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