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Articles tagged Jennifer Greenholt

Homeschooling and the College Question

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Autumn is a season of deadlines for the parents of high school students. If your student is preparing for college, career, or other forms of continuing education, you are probably swimming in standardized tests, personal statements, and transcripts. I well remember...
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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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Rethinking the Daily Grind

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by Jen
Friday, 09 August, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
When I was in high school, one of my favorite attention-getting quotations came from the famous German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of roast goat.”1 Reciting this line was guaranteed to generate...
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Coming Soon to Theaters near You! Saxon Advanced Math

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by Jen
Tuesday, 02 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Do you ever wish someone would turn your required reading into a big-budget summer blockbuster? This July Fourth weekend, feeling slightly traitorous to your classical roots, you could sit in an air-conditioned theater, feed your children popcorn for dinner, and watch...
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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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