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Articles tagged Summer

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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How to Raise a Hero (Four Important Activities to Do with Your Children this Summer)

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by Courtney
Monday, 06 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In the light of current events, I am certain of one thing: we need heroes. As parents, we cannot allow fear to rule our lives; on the contrary, we should prepare our children to act nobly and to do the right thing in unusual circumstances, because one thing is certain...
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Learning Year-Round

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by Nancy
Thursday, 18 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
In Proverbs 2:10, we learn, “…wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.” When is it a good time, then, to stop learning? Do we ever really stop learning? I remember longing for summer when I was young. When the school year came to an...
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Summer Socrates

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by Brian
Monday, 25 June, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
It is late August—Day 1 of school for your Challenge kids. You, the tutor, ask the question, “What sort of cool things did you learn over the summer that challenged your thinking? What did you learn that made you defend your beliefs?” Hands shoot up all over the...
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My Summer Vacation in Narnia

by Matt
Thursday, 21 June, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Summer vacations are an important part of the American culture. We plan for them all year, and if we are thrifty we prepare for them financially through the year. I have recently returned from one of the most memorable vacations I have ever taken—Narnia. It began on a...
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