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A New Challenge in Teaching Formal Writing

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by David
Tuesday, 04 February, 2014
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
Formal writing may be a dying art. Today, written communication is so easily produced that many forms of it are disposable. In previous generations, one might jot down a list for shopping and discard it when completed. However, today’s texts, tweets, emails, and posts...
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Teaching Entrepreneurship to Your Children

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by Jonathan
Wednesday, 30 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
My children are many years away from graduating from high school. I have no idea what interests they will have at that time or what direction they will want their lives to go. I do not know if they will want to go to college or to work straight from high school. I do...
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The Power of a Question

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by Lisa
Friday, 11 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
May I ask you a question? As a mom, I am good at that: “Are you up yet?” “Do you need some help?” “Why did you leave that here?” “Is your throat sore?” “When will you be back?” “Do you call that clean?” As a homeschool mom of two for more than a dozen years, I have...
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Shakespeare’s Language and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

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by Andrew
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I was watching a bit of Brannagh’s Hamlet tonight and luxuriating in the language (some of which I understood) when my dear wife asked for my opinion: “Do you think the groundlings actually understood what was going on in those plays?” I said I thought they did (that...
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A Time of Revolution

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by David
Tuesday, 08 March, 2011
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
The deck is being shuffled in the Middle East. Only time will tell if the changes are positive or negative. With greater access to news and information, common folk can hear about events around the world. News traveled fast on December 17, 2010 when Mohammed Bouazizi...
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