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The Eternal Pursuit of the Knowledge of God (and the liberal artist’s head start)

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Let’s start with one of my favorite verses: “The earth will be filled with the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea” (Isaiah 11:9). We find a complementary verse more narrowly focused on the ministry of Jesus in John 21:25: “Jesus did many other things...
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Contextual Learning

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“I have vigorously defended contextual learning in my book because I believe that it is the key to how we learn as well as to the delight we find in learning. Children learn to speak by hearing words used in context, not by memorizing their definitions or studying...
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The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History

The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History by Jennifer Courtney Through history, we see God’s unfolding plan for humanity.  We learn about both the incredible triumphs and the failures of humankind.  As American historian David McCullough wrote:  “...
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Learning to Love Latin

by Courtney and
Monday, 14 February, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the easiest subjects to love is history. Events happened in order. Literature bringing those events to life is easy to find. Discussions  about the people and events are fairly easy to negotiate...but what about Latin?  Could I ever learn to love Latin? Yes!...
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The Core Chapters 1-3: Back to School (Exploring the Classical Model)

The Core Chapters 1-3: Back to School (Exploring the Classical Model) by Jennifer Courtney Greetings from the State Manager of Oklahoma! The school year has officially begun. In our home, this means that we have the privilege of diving into an inviting pile of new...
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