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Articles tagged Shelly Stockton

What Is Needed?

Recently my husband and I had the opportunity to help one of our adult children. Because of some honest mistakes, followed by a few poor choices, our daughter was faced with an unexpected expense that she could not handle alone. As we were discussing what we could do...
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The One-Room Schoolhouse: Nurturing Community in Your Home School

Messy and somewhat frustrating! This is how I would describe our early attempts at practicing a one-room schoolhouse style of learning. I remember one Tuesday morning particularly. It was 9:00 a.m. and the six of us were in the school room. Math books were strewn...
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Spring: A Welcome Change of Pace

My husband and I spent some time over Christmas in Washington, DC celebrating our anniversary. Although it wasn’t our first visit to DC, we nonetheless found ourselves excited as we explored the energetic streets, admired the beautiful buildings, and toured the...
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Pentecost and Its Role in the Art of Dialectic

by Shelly
Friday, 23 September, 2016
categories: Classical Christian Education, Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)
Have you ever been surprised by something? Most of us have: a slamming door, unexpected news, an old idea you suddenly see in a new light. In Dorothy Sayers’s essay “The Mind of the Maker,” she writes about the experience of a student who is surprised by a new...
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