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What Does Beauty Require of Us?

Preface: I am writing from the perspective of my passion for music. There are countless other passions and areas of interest where the following ideas could be applied. I am not writing as if everyone should approach music a certain way. I am writing that everyone...
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How to Get Ready for Challenge Latin

For most of us, the return of the school year brings with it both joys and challenges. If your enthusiasm this year is tempered by a little trepidation about your student’s Latin studies, I am here to help! Let me share with you a checklist of simple steps that will...
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Answering, "What Grade Are You In?"

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Recently, during my seven-year-old’s annual checkup at the pediatrician's office, the nurse was asking him to answer a list of prescribed questions prior to the doctor coming in. It went something like this: Nurse: "What's the name of your school?" My son: blank stare...
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Why Music Theory?

For what should be the end of music if not the love of beauty? - Plato When I took piano lessons, I hated doing music theory. I did not see that my stumbling and fumbling over pieces that required sight-reading and other knowledge of music theory was a result of my...
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Essentials isn't just for writing!

by Amanda
Wednesday, 26 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that carry them far apart.” Confucius (551–479 BC) Habits are not set in an instant. Instead they take weeks, months, or years to form. Taking the time to develop excellent habits of the mind blesses the thinker both...
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