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Articles tagged Grammar Stage

Cycle 2, Take 2

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Something is different this year. When we went through Cycle 2 three years ago, we were completing our first round through the cycle of Foundations memory work, and my eight-year-old daughter felt that she now understood all mysteries and all knowledge. Her hard-won...
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Letter to a New CC Mom (continued)

What am I going to neglect and what am I going to pursue? My last article left us with this probing question as we pondered Leigh Bortins’s words… ...And I see frustrated parents who have over-estimated their high school child’s elementary education, realize they have...
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The Faster You Go, the Faster You Go Faster: What Acceleration Can Teach Us about Classical Learning

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Back in the “glory days,” when I was flying fast, pointy jets, there was a maxim among pilots that was frequently articulated: “The faster you go, the faster you go faster.” This unusual axiom referred to the fact that getting from 100 knots to 200 knots took much...
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Classical Approach to Homeschooling: Part 1

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by Tori
Wednesday, 09 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
“You mean I’m going to do this math book again next year?” my son complained as his father and I broke the devastating news to him last spring. “Yes, son. You haven’t mastered the concepts in this book yet and you need to have this down before we move on,” we gently...
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Copywork, Dictation, and Narration for Beginners

Although copywork, dictation, and narration are not difficult concepts, I struggled with how to implement them effectively during our first years of homeschooling. I offer here what I have learned about these valuable tools of learning—not as an expert, but as a...
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