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How to Scale Your Child's Latin

In a previous article, I talked about my friend Denise’s philosophy of “scaling, not bailing.” Here is the way I think about it. Every Henle exercise is either a grammar-stage exercise, a dialectic-stage exercise, or a rhetorical-stage exercise. When your child does...
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Things to Study Over the Summer--For Fun!

by Kathy
Thursday, 26 April, 2018
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Strange as it may be, I have found that students enjoy preparing for the National Latin Exam (NLE) and other Classical Conversations subjects. Even if they are not taking the NLE, students enjoy preparing for it. Since the test itself is multiple choice, it is easier...
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Why You Shouldn't Just Ditch Latin

by Kathy
Thursday, 19 April, 2018
categories: Classical Christian Education
This missive is inspired by things I see on the Facebook groups to which I belong. The temptation to give up on Latin seems to fester around this time of year (coincidentally at the same time I personally get tired? I think not). Homeschool mamas and papas and...
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Why Do We Learn to Read Latin?

by Roman Roads
Monday, 03 July, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
Latin is the ancient language originally used in the central region of Italy once called Latium, where Rome is located. As Rome’s empire grew to include most of Europe and vast portions of Asia and Africa, the Romans’ native tongue, Latin, gradually became the official...
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Basketball, Spaghetti Sauce, and Latin

Do you know what basketball, spaghetti, and Mt. Everest have in common? Will you believe they are all related to a Latin lesson I had with my son? Last year, I was blessed with being my son’s Latin teacher. My son Calvin is thirteen years old and a Challenge A student...
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