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Congratulations! You Finished Latin!

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by Ruth
Monday, 03 June, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Latin’s a dead language, As dead as dead could be; First it killed the Romans; Now it’s killing me! -Anonymous Dear graduating Latin student, Congratulations! A year of hard work is complete and you have turned in your final exam. You know the noun declensions. You...
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Why We Love the Patterns

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by Jen
Wednesday, 17 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Cultural theorist Marshall McLuhan wrote in his 1964 book Understanding Media, “The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.” I think it is fair to say that mainstream education today shares some of that revulsion. This generation likes to color...
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Developing "Math Sense"

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by Lisa
Friday, 12 April, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
My daughter's first word was "book." I am sure she babbled "MaMaMa" and "Dada" early on, but her first intelligible word was definitely "book"! Perhaps this is not surprising, given that my husband and I read to her nightly, even while she was in the womb. My parents...
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The Two Most Common Misunderstandings I Have Seen Concerning Latin

I hope the end of the school year finds you well. Memory Master testing, awards, and, perhaps, blue book exams await you! These days are very exciting and busy. It seems as though God has given me two matters about which to expound. Recently, I have received emails...
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National Latin Exam Musings

As I sit down to write this article, my mind keeps returning to the remembrance that it is March and it is time for the National Latin Exam. I love the exam, and I love the fact that it measures my students against students from around the world (even though it is...
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