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Articles tagged Preparation

When Failure Becomes Success--A Mother's Story

In the midst of failure, it is not always easy to see God's purposes. About seven years ago, I was in a set routine. I had already experienced life as an engineer for a Fortune 500 company, as well as life as a high school math teacher for everything from precalculus...
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Success in Challenge for the Student with Disabilities

Students who learn differently will need a lot of support through adolescence, whatever their learning environment. One of the things that parents will do well to remember when evaluating the fitness of Classical Conversations Challenge classes for their children is...
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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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Getting It All Done: Ten Tips from a Classical Conversations Veteran

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I think I know you. Like me, you are convinced the Christian classical idea is good for your family, but in practice it means long days, hard work, and utter madness on the day before community. If you have children in more than one program you find yourself stretched...
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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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