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What Are We Afraid Of?

Your spirit has been bruised by cowardice, Which many a time so weighs a man's heart down it turns him from a glorious enterprise-- as shadows fool the horse that shies away. (Dante, Inferno, Canto II) In this early scene from Dante’s Inferno, Vergil urges Dante to...
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It's All about Value!

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Did you know that math is about more than numerical values arranged in symbolic sentences? It has great value in itself for practical application, of...
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The Classical Model: Preparing Students AND Parents for Post-Graduation Endeavors

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Congratulations, Classical Conversations parent! I am proud to present you with a personal “Certificate of Readiness to Tackle College Admissions and Everything Else that Comes After High School.” At least, I wish I could present each of you with that certificate. Come...
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The Essential Ingredients of Education: Student, Teacher, and a Log?

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: July 10, 2011 It has been quoted that all that is needed for education is a student, a teacher, and a log on which to sit. This is a...
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Crooked Sticks and Straight Lines

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Tools are not perfect. Anyone who works with computers knows this. Experience has led me to this conclusion: technology is great, except when it is not. Printers mysteriously go offline; no one knows why. Browsers and word processors flow like molasses and sometimes...
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