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Articles tagged Renaissance

Celebrating the Old and New Together

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On an autumn day in downtown Boston… I walk into the final, special exhibit in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. It’s called Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books. Dim lamps and dark green walls surround glass cases with carefully lighted displays, showing a...
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What Shakespeare Knew about Perpetual Motion and the Busy Monster

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I recently asked my mom, a longtime Challenge tutor, what she planned to do with her summer, teasing that she would be at a loss for what to do once her students were gone. She replied that she thought summer leisure time was a myth, adding, “The time always gets eaten...
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Get on the Latin Bandwagon

by Matt
Tuesday, 05 July, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
Sona Si Latine Loqueris! We are living in the midst of a modern day renaissance of the Latin language. There is a Latin-learning bandwagon, and if it wasn't started by classical education, it was certainly popularized by it. Yet, there are holdouts to learning Latin...
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The Core Chapter 10: The Core of a Classical Education: Fine Arts

The Core Chapter 10: The Core of a Classical Education: Fine Arts by Jennifer Courtney “Why should my children learn about painting and music when they are really not interested?” You may have had a friend ask you this question about homeschooling, or perhaps you have...
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