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Help! I’m Starting Challenge II Without Foundations (or Challenge)!

Though she had been homeschooled her whole life, Cassidy started her formal high school education with Challenge II, having no Foundations or any Challenge program at all! We asked her to share her experience…   Looking to start Challenge II was honestly a pretty scary...
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How to Scale Your Child's Latin

In a previous article, I talked about my friend Denise’s philosophy of “scaling, not bailing.” Here is the way I think about it. Every Henle exercise is either a grammar-stage exercise, a dialectic-stage exercise, or a rhetorical-stage exercise. When your child does...
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Investing for Maximum Return

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by Lisa
Thursday, 24 May, 2018
categories: Articles
Do you know the difference between spending money and investing money? Turns out my Challenge I students needed some clarity at the end of this semester. While exploring the “lessons learned” during our Stock Market Project, one student emphatically declared, “I would...
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Integration for Life

You know what's beautiful? When you suddenly "get it" that classical-minded integration isn't just for school subjects. We talk all day long about how Latin can help you with science, literature can help you with history, and math can help you with art, but it never...
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Things to Study Over the Summer--For Fun!

by Kathy
Thursday, 26 April, 2018
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Strange as it may be, I have found that students enjoy preparing for the National Latin Exam (NLE) and other Classical Conversations subjects. Even if they are not taking the NLE, students enjoy preparing for it. Since the test itself is multiple choice, it is easier...
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