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Why We Love the Patterns

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read   Cultural theorist Marshall McLuhan wrote in his 1964 book Understanding Media, “The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.” I think...
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How to Assess Your Student's Latin Work

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I hope that everyone is off to a good start to the school year. I am excited to work with my full Challenge III class this year. I am also excited to formally start Latin (besides the Classical Conversations’ memory work) with my fourth grade daughter. Here are my tips...
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Encouragement and Admonition for Latin This Year

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I hope everyone is getting excited for the beginning of their school year. I know I am! I hope you are also happy for your students to take Latin this year. I thought you might need a pep talk before the year starts. Here is my humble attempt: Latin is a pivotal...
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How does the Essentials program prepare students and parents for Challenge B Latin?

by Christy
Monday, 07 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
The Classical Conversations Essentials program, geared toward fourth through sixth graders, is a program that focuses on the structures and patterns of language. The primary goal of the Essentials program is to give students a firm grasp on the grammar of language and...
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Essentials to Challenge I Latin

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by Chelly
Monday, 07 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
One of the things that first attracted me to the classical model of learning was its emphasis on language skills as a tool to develop thinking skills, because words are the building blocks of ideas. Those who have a mastery of words have a greater ability to master...
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