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Taking a Summer Break without Taking a Brain Break

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by Beth
Friday, 26 July, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
We find ourselves in the midst of summer. For us, summer offers a much-anticipated break from our usual routine. The weather begins to warm just as our endurance for schoolwork is wearing thin. We start the countdown to days full of play and rest. This year, for the...
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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 Summer Parent Practicum: a Means for Dialectic Processing and Revolutionizing Your Math Endeavors

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by Linda
Wednesday, 10 July, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
If a picture paints a thousand words of an idea, then what does witnessing an idea, personally participating in an idea, and talking about an idea provide? It certainly does more than paint words. It creates a multidimensional, multisensory experience leading to...
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Why You Should Attend a 3-Day Parent Practicum

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by Nancy
Friday, 21 June, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Our family joined a Classical Conversations community in February of 2012, and we did not have an opportunity to attend a 3-Day Parent Practicum prior to joining. When Practicum season rolled around the next spring, I did not feel that I needed to attend a Practicum,...
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Which Is Better: Good Sense or Good Character?

This summer, as we refresh ourselves and renew our commitment to home education, many of us will be thinking about why we pour so much time and energy into educating our children at home. It seems much easier in the summer to think beyond the minutiae of the daily...
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