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Articles tagged Review

Mixing Up the Memory Work

While our Foundations tutors do a fantastic job of modeling memory techniques and review activities that can easily be duplicated at home, we can sometimes neglect to incorporate these ideas into our daily memory work review routines. Daily review can become tiresome...
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The Three Rs of Summer

Summer—a time for refreshment, for renewal. And for many of us, for review. I don’t know about your children, but I have found that my daughter quickly loses math skills, speed, and insights if they are left to lie dormant for an entire summer. And sometimes we just...
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Stick in the Sand: The Place of Technology in Community

When teaching my own boys or when tutoring Classical Conversations students, I always ask myself this question: If I only had a stick and sand, could I engage and effectively dialogue with my students about the concept I want to teach them? Asking this question helps...
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Doctor Who: an Ancient Hero for the Modern Day

by Tobin
Saturday, 16 February, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
I know I’m a few years late on this one, but as history’s longest running science fiction TV series becomes even more of a cultural phenomenon, I thought I’d offer a critical perspective on what makes Doctor Who significant to classically minded people. A quick...
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A review of The Hobbit, for people who don’t like it when they ‘change stuff.’

by Tobin
Thursday, 17 January, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
doot de doot doot doot doot doo, do de doot doot doot doot doo, de-de-doot, doot de doot doot doo-doot doo-de-doo, do de doot doot doot, de doo-di da doo-di, de doot.   That is my typographical interpretation of the Shire music from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings...
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