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Staff Reading Picks - March 2015

Classical Conversations staff members are avid readers. We thought you might enjoy a peek at our personal reading this month. Matt Bianco – Education Director I am currently reading C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man and Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. The...
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Letter to a New CC Mom (continued)

What am I going to neglect and what am I going to pursue? My last article left us with this probing question as we pondered Leigh Bortins’s words… ...And I see frustrated parents who have over-estimated their high school child’s elementary education, realize they have...
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The Joy of Reading Aloud

When I first began to homeschool, I had visions of my children sitting at my feet, hanging on my every word, and basking in the warm glow of knowledge. We have never had a day like that, but there is one time of day when they are sitting at my feet and hanging on my...
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Finding Freedom in the Grammar Stage

Once upon a time, I attempted to find a craft, worksheet, and online activity or video to flesh out almost every subject of every week of Foundations memory work. When we entered a year of overwhelming challenges and setbacks, I desperately struggled to keep a firm...
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Shakespeare’s Language and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

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by Andrew
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I was watching a bit of Brannagh’s Hamlet tonight and luxuriating in the language (some of which I understood) when my dear wife asked for my opinion: “Do you think the groundlings actually understood what was going on in those plays?” I said I thought they did (that...
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