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Articles tagged John Dewey

"Silent Cal" Speaks

by Ruth
Monday, 07 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Calvin Coolidge’s father, a notary, administered the oath of office to our thirtieth president in their home when President Harding suddenly died. They had neither electricity nor telephone, so that night when the news arrived at the telegraph station, the operator had...
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Shakespeare’s Language and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

by Andrew
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I was watching a bit of Brannagh’s Hamlet tonight and luxuriating in the language (some of which I understood) when my dear wife asked for my opinion: “Do you think the groundlings actually understood what was going on in those plays?” I said I thought they did (that...
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The Educational Waters in Which We Swim (Part Two)

by Brian
Monday, 19 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In Part One of this mini treatise, we began by regarding our culture’s worldview as an ocean in which we swim. Likewise, our society’s children also swim in an educational, philosophical ocean for eight hours every day. To examine the flaws in our educational system...
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The Educational Waters in Which We Swim (Part One)

by Brian
Wednesday, 07 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
After speaking at a Practicum in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, I was listening to the radio on my way back to the hotel. American Family Radio was airing a program called “Crane Durham's Nothing But Truth.” On this program, the subject of worldview was being discussed. The...
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Why We Must Conquer Age Segregation

In the introduction to her book, The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical Education, Leigh Bortins makes a radical and disorienting statement that makes the book worth reading. She says, “This curriculum works for a student of any age, but that is a...
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