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Articles tagged Memorization

Beefing Up Sixth Grade

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many...
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Classical Approach to Homeschooling: Part 1

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by Tori
Wednesday, 09 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
“You mean I’m going to do this math book again next year?” my son complained as his father and I broke the devastating news to him last spring. “Yes, son. You haven’t mastered the concepts in this book yet and you need to have this down before we move on,” we gently...
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Trivial or Essential, Classical Conversations

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela When I first came across this quote it begged me to ask, “Why?” I believe that a good education is necessary. Now as a student in the Rivendell Sanctuary Honors Program in...
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Classical: The Easy Way (How the classical model makes Latin and science easier)

I just had a conversation with my fourteen year old daughter. She has been in Classical Conversations since she was six years old. She has heard me talk about the phases of learning for nine years now. She has heard me explain that whenever you learn something, you...
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Memory for the Master

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by David
Tuesday, 10 December, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I have never worked very hard on memorizing. With varying degrees of memory success, I have carried around little Bible memory cards and even worked on long passages of scripture. In high school, I memorized Macbeth’s speech about the petty pace that creeps on. And I...
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