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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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Taking a Summer Break without Taking a Brain Break

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by Beth
Friday, 26 July, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
We find ourselves in the midst of summer. For us, summer offers a much-anticipated break from our usual routine. The weather begins to warm just as our endurance for schoolwork is wearing thin. We start the countdown to days full of play and rest. This year, for the...
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Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part Two)

In Part One of this article, we looked at two recent arguments in favor of letting children’s desires dictate what they read. This common contemporary argument is directly opposed to the idea of a classical, Christian education. While the aim of most contemporary...
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Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part One)

There has been a healthy argument in the news lately about whether or not students should read the classics. National Public Radio (NPR) recently aired a piece lamenting the fact that students no longer graduate to serious, adult fiction because they are reading too...
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Coming Soon to Theaters near You! Saxon Advanced Math

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by Jen
Tuesday, 02 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Do you ever wish someone would turn your required reading into a big-budget summer blockbuster? This July Fourth weekend, feeling slightly traitorous to your classical roots, you could sit in an air-conditioned theater, feed your children popcorn for dinner, and watch...
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