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Is There Any Scope for the Imagination in S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g?

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: June 28, 2012 Once Classical Conversations seminars wrap up, I have a chance to tackle whatever I think is a weakness in our academics...
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What Can Lost Tools of Writing Offer the IEW Writer?

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A dear friend of mine prefers Institute for Excellence in Writing’s Elegant Essay to CiRCE Institute’s Lost Tools of Writing (LTW) for high school students. “It teaches a mature essay, while LTW just gives a formula. It seems like a step backwards after Teaching...
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Life Lessons I Learned from Canning Tomatoes

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      I was going to write a post about how to prepare for Latin for this school year, but then I realized that you could just read my article from last year to help you prepare (http://www.classicalconversations.com/easyblog/entry/preparing-for-next-years-latin-...
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The "Who-What-How-What"

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by Courtney
Tuesday, 03 January, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
It looks like the name of a Dr. Seuss character, but in my house the “Who-What-How-What” refers to literary analysis. Do not tell the kids, though, that would take the fun out of it.  It is a series of questions that helps us talk, think, and write about literature....
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The Core Chapter 5: The Core of a Classical Education: Writing

The Core Chapter 5: The Core of a Classical Education: Writing by Jennifer Courtney I hope that this article finds you collecting fall leaves with your children, wandering through corn mazes, and savoring great books with a mug of apple cider.  My family has leaped...
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