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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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Classical Education and the Artsy Kid

by Elizabeth Morales   “Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.”  ~Rabindranath Tagore   The pursuit of classical education is to seek the good, the true, and the beautiful. I heard this saying all through my high school years in...
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Is Musical Literacy Important?

There are few things quite so exhilarating as imparting the gifts of literacy, imagination, and creativity to the freshmen who take Foundations of Musical Skill with me. It opens the world for them to explore anything from Bach to the Beatles (but definitely not Bieber...
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Close the Door!

by Admin
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!, Homeschooling Life
Do you feel like you are reminding your family to do the same thing over and over?   This one closet door in our house is a good example.   I have given verbal directions. I have used a variety of different notes. I have used an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper and taped it a...
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The Payoff is Coming!

My wife and I started homeschooling in earnest twenty years ago this month. Our fourth, and last, child graduated from Challenge IV in May. Classical Conversations didn’t come to our area until our oldest two children were already graduated; fortunately, they enjoyed a...
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