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10 Lessons I Have Learned in 10 Years of Classical Conversations

Rest and play! Too many times we are eager to rush our very small children into “school.” Treasure those younger years which fly by. Read lots of good books together, sing silly songs, and take lots of walks and naps. All too soon, your days will be filled with more...
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Is There Any Scope for the Imagination in S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g?

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: June 28, 2012 Once Classical Conversations seminars wrap up, I have a chance to tackle whatever I think is a weakness in our academics...
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A Triumph in a Boy’s Life: Alan and His Liberal Arts Education

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Upon looking at the scope and sequence of any classical curriculum, one often feels an overwhelming sense of awe for anyone who could accomplish all that is being proposed, as well as a sinking feeling concerning one’s own likelihood of being counted in that number. I...
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Lessons in Learning: Lincoln Logs and Legos Teach an Old Dad New Tricks

It’s December; it’s Christmas. So, I’m thinking about gifts and toys and all of the fun things that children like and what they can do with those things. Last week, after my family decorated our Christmas tree, my fourteen-year-old daughter pulled out a set of Lincoln...
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Why Music Theory?

For what should be the end of music if not the love of beauty? - Plato When I took piano lessons, I hated doing music theory. I did not see that my stumbling and fumbling over pieces that required sight-reading and other knowledge of music theory was a result of my...
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