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Add a Bit of Silliness to Your Poetry Class

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by Jen
Thursday, 21 March, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“This is just a bit of silliness, really,” says thirteen-year-old Peter Llewelyn Davies as a disclaimer to his first attempt at writing a play, in the 2004 film Finding Neverland. “I should hope so,” replies his mentor, playwright J.M. Barrie. “Go on.” Even though...
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Words that Count: Discovering the Mathematics of Poetry

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by Jen
Friday, 15 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In a 2011 article for the American Mathematical Society, mathematician Cai Tianxin made a striking claim. He wrote, “It could be said that mathematics and poetry are the freest intellectual activities of human beings.”1 His suggestion is doubly daring: first, because...
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My Classical Journey with the Magi

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by Jen
Wednesday, 19 December, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Last year, I had the opportunity to study T.S. Eliot's poem "The Journey of the Magi" with a high school student whom I was tutoring. I had read the poem before and my graduate school roommate was an Eliot aficionado, so I felt reasonably confident as I approached the...
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Choosing to Be a Chicken Soup Homeschooler

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by Jen
Tuesday, 23 October, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
When vats of hand sanitizer magically appear next to every handle, lever, and faucet accessible to the public, it can mean only one thing: cold and flu season has arrived. Despite my best efforts to avoid contamination, sometimes illness is unavoidable, especially if...
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The Beauty of Homeschooling

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by Andrea Newitt
Monday, 16 May, 2011
categories: Homeschooling Life
In the midst of our busy homeschooling lives, we can easily make the mistake of concentrating our attention on truth and goodness alone and neglecting the need for beauty in our educational efforts. John Mark Reynolds offers parents another approach in his seminar...
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