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Articles tagged Quality Education

Why Homeschool?

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: March 1, 2011 Recent news coverage of homeschooling has revealed a seventy-five percent increase in homeschooling in the past eight...
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What is the Difference Between Classical and Conventional Education?

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by Andrew
Friday, 08 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
The heart of the difference between classical and conventional education is not in curriculum or teaching methods, though those are effected. The heart of the issue is in goals and beliefs. Our practices often entangle us so much that we cannot get back to the things...
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The Common Core State Standards Initiative and Centralized Control: An Idea that Simply Won’t Work

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“We believe parents are their children’s primary teachers not because parents know everything but because each child is uniquely (and wonderfully!) made and because the people who know and love a child best are the ones most motivated to help that child succeed.” We...
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The Two Best Hours of the Week

Feeling guilty seems to be a permanent condition of motherhood. It is often magnified for homeschooling mothers: it seems impossible to finish the “perfect” lesson plans we have made; if we participate in too many activities, we worry that we are overloading our...
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Man in the Moon, God in the Sun

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by Ruth
Wednesday, 11 September, 2013
categories: Articles
On the flight into Raleigh to deliver my son to Mandala Fellowship, I shared with him the printout of a poem I had just discovered, “The Church-porch,” by George Herbert (1593-1633). It is the first of three parts of a larger work called The Temple. My son was...
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