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Articles tagged Summer Reading

Three Rs of Summer…Renew, Rest, Reassess

It’s summer! Hip, hip, hooray! Break out the ice tea, the sunscreen, and the books. Every summer, as my kids are soaking up the sunshine, hours of free play, and extra time with friends, I focus on three things I can’t find time to do during the school year. I renew,...
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Book Review: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read  Original Post Date: February 28, 2011 Do you want to be inspired to learn Latin and science with your children? Do you want to train your children to be...
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How Do I Get Ready for Next Year?

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Spring is in full bloom; April is quickly becoming history and May is soon to be upon us. Many Foundations programs are complete and for Challenge students the end is near. But… As we breathe a well-earned sigh of relief, we must face the facts—the glorious facts—that...
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My Favorite Sources for Really Good Books

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by Beth
Friday, 01 November, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
He ate and drank the precious words, His spirit grew robust, He knew no more that he was poor, Or that his frame was dust. He danced along the dingy ways And this bequest of wings Was but a book. What liberty A loosened spirit brings. - Emily Dickinson, The Poems of...
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Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part Two)

In Part One of this article, we looked at two recent arguments in favor of letting children’s desires dictate what they read. This common contemporary argument is directly opposed to the idea of a classical, Christian education. While the aim of most contemporary...
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