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Play to Learn, Play to Live

When you’re young, school is your job. When you’re even younger, play is your school and your job. I like to think I attended a highly acclaimed “school” and landed a top-notch “job.”   As I’ve mentioned in articles before, my family was poor when I was a kid (though “...
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Principles First: The Way to Freedom

by Admin
Wednesday, 24 April, 2019
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
by Jill Philbrick   Godly principles abound in math!   Do you have to know every single math equation in the whole wide world as individual pieces of knowledge? No! We learn the rules, we study the questions, and then we can approach any equation to apply the facts we...
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Painting the Apple on the Table

I am the son of an artist. As is the case for many artists, creating artifacts rarely pays the bills, but teaching art does, hence, I am the son of an art teacher: an artist who taught his skills instead of plying his wares.   Being the art teacher at our local public...
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The Shape of a Sonnet

        Before reading the following article, please read this sonnet out loud:                       Sonnet 18 By William Shakespeare   Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And...
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The Transformative Powers of Memoria: It’s Not Just About Memorization

    Translated from Latin, memoria literally means “memory.” That seems simple enough, but what does it really mean as the fourth Canon of Rhetoric? The first three are Invention, Arrangement, and Elocution; the fifth is Presentation or Delivery. We practice the Five...
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