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Articles tagged Parent Practicum

Tell Me Something Good

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“What could I say that would matter?”   That was all I could think about as I stood before a crowd of 100 Haitians—all homeless, all living in tents. Their brown eyes pierced me—waiting, wondering, and desperately looking to me for something.   I had been on a mission...
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What Is Rhetoric?

I am going to say the word “rhetoric.” I want you to pause for a moment, close your eyes, and then record your first impression of the word. As moderns, we often think of a sound bite, the speech of a slick politician, or even of outright lies. The word has been...
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Stand Up for Parental Rights

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At Classical Conversations, we believe that parents are the very best teachers for their children. This is at the core of everything we do. This is why we firmly believe in equipping parents, and why we have parents attend Foundations and Essentials with their students...
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Finding the Right Words for Christmas

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by Jen
Friday, 27 December, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
It has been a cold December day and I am sitting inside wishing for a fire to warm my hands. A pot of chicken broth is bubbling on the stove. Tonight, as I chopped vegetables and threw handfuls of herbs into the pot, I thought about the flavorful liquid that comes from...
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"Why do I Homeschool?"

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by Beth
Wednesday, 14 August, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
On the first morning of our 3-Day Parent Practicum, our speaker, Erin Barry asked this question. She said finding the answer in July would carry us through the entirety of the upcoming school year. Erin asked us another question, "When did you know you really believed...
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