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Articles tagged The Conversation Book Club

Graduation Thinking

“Hard work and perseverance remain the answers. In college prep, as in everything else, those who prepare far in advance and work like they are running a marathon are the ones who succeed. The college admissions process is just another thing to learn and do as a...
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The Beauty of Fine Arts

"A broad education in the arts helps give children a better understanding of their world…We need students who are culturally literate as well as math and science literate." –Paul Ostergard, Vice President, Citicorp I can’t listen to the great composer Tchaikovsky’s...
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A Love for Doing Hard Things with Latin

“Your child will encounter truth, goodness and beauty simply because he was given the opportunity and time to study Latin” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 186). Just as in life, there are no shortcuts in Latin. When I first began diving deep into Latin with my son,...
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History, Government, and Economics, Oh My!

“As with government and economics, history helps students understand what it means to be human, and it informs their identity as a member of a particular history. Furthermore, it demands that they ask certain questions and make certain judgements” (Leigh Bortins, The...
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Math for Love

“Why do I teach math to students? I teach math so that students might love the Creator of math. But I also teach math so that I will love God and love my children more” (Leigh Bortins, The Conversation, 127). The thing I love most about math is that I don’t have to...
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