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Stories of Two Wolves: Attaining Humility through Interventions

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by Linda
Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
In her Writers Circle article, “Reflections on Tutor Humility [by a Recovering Engineer],” Amanda Butler imperatively exhorted tutors to embrace humility for “humility allows tutors to support families in a mentoring relationship, humility permits honesty to permeate...
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Celebrating the Teachable Moments

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by Lisa
Friday, 22 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
What is your favorite thing about a To Do List? The calming pursuit of listing all the necessary tasks to be accomplished? The knowledge that you will not forget something important? The sheer symmetry of the bullet points? My favorite part of a To Do List is crossing...
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Cultivating Curiosity: The Art of Asking Questions

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Was your own education boring? Do your kids ever complain about boredom? This is a sure sign that we are not finding the wonder and loveliness of God’s world. How can we learn to look for it? By being curious and asking questions! Do you worry that you can never learn...
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When the Going Gets Tough

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by Lisa
Friday, 25 October, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” This quote by Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, urges the soul under attack to hunker down and work harder, putting forth extra effort to battle adversity. The pithy sentiment, designed to inspire a...
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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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