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A Model for a Classical Conversation

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: October 23, 2013 The guide for today’s science seminar in Challenge I said, “Discuss Module 4.” Previous discussions with this class...
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Celebrating the Teachable Moments

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

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

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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Challenge: The Icing on the Cake (How to Manage Foundations, Essentials, and Challenge at the Same Time)

I used to think that Foundations was the best time of homeschool life. It is fun to sing the songs, read the picture books, and take lots of field trips. However, now that I have two teenagers in high school (Challenge I and Challenge II) I am experiencing some payoff...
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