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Articles tagged Integration

Putting the Pieces Back Together: How to Get Started with Subject Integration at Home

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Imagine I gently place a piece of colored glass in your hand. You could study its color, texture, size, and shape. Now, imagine I place more pieces in your hand until your hand is full. After studying each piece, you may decide you like some pieces better than others,...
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Defeating the Integration Monster

I’m going to ask you to trust me on this. It feels harder than it is, and what I am going to explain will sound too easy compared to what you are feeling, but it is this easy. First, let me share my background with you. I joined Classical Conversations with two...
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What My Students Taught Me about Integration over a Game of Scrabble

by Linda
Friday, 24 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
On the last day of seminar, my Challenge III students convened to present remaining projects, to discuss great ideas, to work final math problems, and, especially, to party! We celebrated a wonderful year of learning, fellowship, and classical conversations about so...
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Spontaneous Integration: Jazz Music, Playwrights, and the Cold War

What do Shakespeare, actors, newspapers, jazz, and communism all have in common? Continue reading this article to discover how one Challenge III class threaded these disparate ideas together. Last week in my Challenge III class, we had some spontaneous moments for...
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Classical Christian Thinking

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by Courtney
Monday, 13 February, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the goals of classical Christian education is to train students to see relationships between ideas. This is an analytical skill as well as a philosophy. Everything that exists shares a common creator who is still active in His creation. It is our job as...
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