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Basketball, Spaghetti Sauce, and Latin

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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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Help! My kid wants to support the wrong side

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“What if he convinces himself to believe that those rascals did the right thing?” “What if he actually tries the same thing himself?” “What if he really doesn’t believe it, but by defending it he becomes some sort of sophist—a defender of evil?” These are some of the...
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Love Your Neighbor, Learn to Tailor

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A few weeks ago, Cultivating Classical Parents offered a webinar discussing ideas for tailoring the Challenge Guide. The first portion of that webinar discussed what “tailoring” is and how to apply it as a metaphor to the topic of education. Tailoring a Garment In...
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Lent: Baby Steps Toward Maturity

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Depending on your church tradition, the season of Lent will be of more or less importance to the period of time preceding the celebration of Easter Sunday. Some of us will celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection with no other holidays (holy days) preceding it. From there...
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How Do We Study Science Classically?

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Below, dear reader, you will find notes, questions, observations, and hopefully, a few reasonable answers to the question, “How does one study science classically?” Instead of simply giving you a couple of answers from my readings and contemplations, I thought I would...
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