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Articles tagged Jennifer Courtney

What Are We Afraid Of?

Your spirit has been bruised by cowardice, Which many a time so weighs a man's heart down it turns him from a glorious enterprise- as shadows fool the horse that shies away.                  (Dante, Inferno, Canto II) In this early scene from Dante’s Inferno, Vergil...
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The Joy of Reading Aloud

When I first began to homeschool, I had visions of my children sitting at my feet, hanging on my every word, and basking in the warm glow of knowledge. We have never had a day like that, but there is one time of day when they are sitting at my feet and hanging on my...
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Rigorous Academics: Preparation for Christian Service

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read   From time to time, when I am speaking about classical, Christian education, parents express concern that the pursuit of knowledge or academic excellence...
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The Core Chapter 7: The Core of a Classical Education: Geography

Writer Circle is revisiting some archived articles that have not been lost, but may have been forgotten and are worth a fresh read. Jennifer Courtney now serves as Communications Director for Classical Conversations MultiMedia. She served as State Manager of Oklahoma...
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Getting Started Homeschooling: Choosing a Method

(This is part one in a series. The series will cover all aspects of getting started in homeschooling.) What should I do for my children’s education next year? Should I homeschool them? Where do I start? This is the time of year when parents begin evaluating their...
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