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Articles tagged Information

The Fear and Danger of Missing Out

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by David
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I was missing out. Something prompted my daughter to address my ignorance and she played for me the Gangnam Style music video. A multitude of cultural references suddenly made sense. I could finally laugh at the joke, a joke that I previously failed to recognize. We...
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How to Ask Better Questions (and Why It Matters)

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by Jen
Thursday, 05 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
Why is it so difficult to ask good questions? This year, I have been part of a team working on Leigh Bortins’ forthcoming book, The Question: Teaching Your Child the Essentials of Classical Education. Leigh’s book is a survival guide for homeschooling through junior...
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How to Rescue Knowledge from the Age of Information

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by Jen
Thursday, 13 June, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I know a few things—not many, but a few. I know the texture of a pin oak tree’s bark. I know the form of the constellation known as the Big Dipper. These examples are simple, not philosophical or foundational, but they illustrate the difference between information,...
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Formation, not Information

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by Tobin
Tuesday, 17 July, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Matt Bianco and I were making an ANI chart the other day, on reasons to read the classics. This was in response to some quandaries people have raised about Leigh’s use of the Sanskrit word, mandala, in her new academic endeavor, the Mandala Fellowship. This link will...
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Memory Master Time!

by Courtney and
Monday, 05 March, 2012
categories: Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
Ah, springtime—warm breezes, daffodils, sunshine, and among Classical Conversations families, practicing for “Memory Master”! “Memory Master” is an honor bestowed on Foundations students who have mastered all of the memory work during the twenty-four weeks of...
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