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Articles tagged Shakespeare

Promoted: the Role of the Classical Educator

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“If the Challenge Guide has the weekly assignments in it, what do I do all summer?” asked a mom at a Parent Practicum. She had homeschooled her children for years before participating in Classical Conversations and she had recently decided to enroll her youngest child...
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The Creative Mind and the Structure of the Soul

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by Andrew
Wednesday, 26 June, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Do you have a creative outlook? Do you confine yourself to uncreative activities? What about your teaching? Is it creative or administrative? Does it nourish creativity in the souls and minds of your students and children? Judging by the haste with which the arts are...
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So Many Books, So Little Time

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by David
Monday, 17 June, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
My name is David, and I am a reader. I am learning to manage my addiction. Ironically, I had no trouble avoiding reading in my younger days. I considered it a challenge to persuade my teachers that I had actually read the assigned literature. I was such a slow reader,...
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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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Spontaneous Integration: Jazz Music, Playwrights, and the Cold War

What do Shakespeare, actors, newspapers, jazz, and communism all have in common? Continue reading this article to discover how one Challenge III class threaded these disparate ideas together. Last week in my Challenge III class, we had some spontaneous moments for...
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