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Articles tagged Matt Bianco

Are You Musical?

Are you musical? What a question! And the answer will affect so much of what we consider our children and ourselves capable of, much less what we are willing to attempt. As you might have guessed, I suspect that far too many of us consider ourselves unmusical—or maybe...
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Stop Trying to Fix Me and Just Listen!

You’re a fixer. You may not be very good with your hands or with mechanics or with electronics, but you’re a fixer. When your wife or child comes to you with a problem or a complaint, you don’t respond by just feeling their pain, you offer them solutions. It’s what...
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How to Rescue Knowledge from the Age of Information

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by Jen
Thursday, 13 June, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I know a few things—not many, but a few. I know the texture of a pin oak tree’s bark. I know the form of the constellation known as the Big Dipper. These examples are simple, not philosophical or foundational, but they illustrate the difference between information,...
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Defeating the Integration Monster

I’m going to ask you to trust me on this. It feels harder than it is, and what I am going to explain will sound too easy compared to what you are feeling, but it is this easy. First, let me share my background with you. I joined Classical Conversations with two...
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How Leading a Gigantic Socratic Dialogue Taught Me to Lead Smaller Socratic Dialogues

by Matt
Wednesday, 01 May, 2013
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
In early April, I traveled with my Challenge IV class to Staunton, Virginia’s Blackfriar’s Theater to see Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar on stage. The night before the play, we met with a couple of other Challenge groups at Youth Development Inc.’s lodge for fellowship,...
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