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Articles tagged Parent Practicum

Developing "Math Sense"

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by Lisa
Friday, 12 April, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
My daughter's first word was "book." I am sure she babbled "MaMaMa" and "Dada" early on, but her first intelligible word was definitely "book"! Perhaps this is not surprising, given that my husband and I read to her nightly, even while she was in the womb. My parents...
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What If the Art Teacher Taught Math?

by Courtney and
Monday, 01 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
My thirteen-year-old daughter is in Challenge B this year, and she is preparing for Mock Trial, so we took a field trip, along with several moms and teenagers, to visit a courthouse and watch a real trial. As we waited for the trial to begin, the sheriff talked with...
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Five Best Excuses Not to Attend a Math Practicum

by Matt
Monday, 11 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
At Classical Conversations, we have identified the five best excuses given for not attending a Parent Practicum that focuses on math. Or rather, I should say that some of these are excuses we have heard and some are excuses we have made up to be funny. Excuse #1: I am...
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Do not grow weary in homeschooling!

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“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not” (Galatians 6:9, KJV). This summer many of you were renewed at a Classical Conversations’ Parent Practicum. Some of you may still be weary, and many of you may just be worried...
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Meeting the Challenge

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The school year is almost over for many of you. Some of you have children in school and you are thinking about homeschooling them next year. Some of you may be worn out from homeschooling and you are thinking, “If only I could take a year off.” Some of you cannot wait...
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