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How to Watch Frozen Classically

Students in the grammar stage typically enjoy repetition and memorization. Often, they especially enjoy the repetition and memorization of books or movies that, while not particularly noteworthy, are significant to them. Right now, my daughters are listening to Andrew...
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A Life Worthy of Explanation

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“We didn’t set out with a list of reasons we would homeschool in high school; rather, we pursued a life we loved” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 6). Recently, I was listening to a sermon by Pastor Francis Chan. He made a statement that stuck with me even though I...
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Soul of Science: Learn to Ask the Big Questions

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Science, as a discipline, seems to possess a greater hold than all others on the modern mind. Much of popular culture has endowed science with the influence of the highest authority, deferring to the explanations, theories, and agenda of the scientific community....
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Latin is Alive: Classical Conversations’ First National Latin Forum

This summer a friend and I were blessed with the privilege of representing Classical Conversations at the National Latin Forum in San Antonio, Texas. Our participation marked the first time that Classical Conversations students took part in the forum. I am sure it will...
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Embracing the Awkward Pause

Dealing with the awkward pause in a Challenge-level class can be, dare we say it, challenging. As tutors and as parents, our goal is to draw out the answer from our students, but how? One of the crucial elements of a meaningful conversation, oddly enough, is silence....
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