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Articles tagged Teaching

Painting the Apple on the Table

I am the son of an artist. As is the case for many artists, creating artifacts rarely pays the bills, but teaching art does, hence, I am the son of an art teacher: an artist who taught his skills instead of plying his wares.   Being the art teacher at our local public...
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From One Ill-equipped Leader to Another

  This is a month of confessions, and I have another one today. When I find myself in the role of a tutor or team leader, I’m a master of making it about me, not about my fellow students. As a graduate teaching assistant, I often came into classes so impressed with my...
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Lord, Help Me Teach My Daughter!

As I drove home from dropping my oldest son off at youth group, I used the quiet time to pray for God to show me how to homeschool my daughter. This girl is our bouncy, talkative, middle child who cannot stop doing cartwheels or singing. She’s picked out her own...
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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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How Classical Education Prepared Me for Africa

Never had I imagined that I would be homeschooling a few Ugandan high school girls; it’s too crazy even for me to dream up. Thankfully, God prepared me for this long before I knew to prepare myself. Only two months after hearing about the job I boarded a plane and...
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