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Ten Ways to Destroy the Intelligence of Your Child

1. Away with Memory, or: “That’s Why We Have Calculators and Google.” I didn’t memorize facts in school and I turned out okay. Trust me. I take the time necessary to whip out my smart phone and pull up the calculator app, or open the browser and navigate to Google, so...
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Three Things a Guitar Taught Me about Grammar

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by Jen
Tuesday, 18 September, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
When I graduated from high school, the Foundations program was still in its infancy and my understanding of the classical model was similarly juvenile. The grammar stage of learning was for six- and seven-year-olds, I thought, not for a mature learner like me. Years...
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The Joy of Foundations

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by Courtney
Monday, 06 August, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the benefits of using the classical model of education is that it is the most efficient way to educate. That is because we are following the nature of a child: the model that follows God’s design. Read through Proverbs and you will see these three words over and...
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Classical Christian Thinking

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by Courtney
Monday, 13 February, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the goals of classical Christian education is to train students to see relationships between ideas. This is an analytical skill as well as a philosophy. Everything that exists shares a common creator who is still active in His creation. It is our job as...
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Get on the Latin Bandwagon

by Matt
Tuesday, 05 July, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
Sona Si Latine Loqueris! We are living in the midst of a modern day renaissance of the Latin language. There is a Latin-learning bandwagon, and if it wasn't started by classical education, it was certainly popularized by it. Yet, there are holdouts to learning Latin...
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