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Things Not to Do with Your Firstborn When Starting Foundations

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by Kathy
Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
I am part of a couple of groups on Facebook of Classical Conversations’ moms. There are many good ideas on there, but there are also some frustrations vented by moms beginning their Classical Conversations’ journey.  I have seen women say they were giving it X number...
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Beefing Up Sixth Grade

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read In more and more Classical Conversations communities, sixth graders start their final year in Foundations already knowing a lot of the memory work. Many...
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Getting Started Homeschooling: Organizing Your Day

In previous articles, we have looked at choosing your curriculum and methodology and organizing your school room. Now we can consider how to organize your day. As a state manager and practicum speaker for Classical Conversations, I have been repeatedly asked to...
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The Common Topics and the Universe

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by David
Friday, 04 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
OK, I am like a kid with a new BB gun. I do not really know how to use it, but it looks like so much fun. In that spirit, please allow me to wield Aristotle’s common topics. I just hope I do not shoot somebody’s eye out. Aristotle’s common topics of invention serve as...
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Memory Master Time!

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by Courtney
Monday, 05 March, 2012
categories: Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
Ah, springtime—warm breezes, daffodils, sunshine, and among Classical Conversations families, practicing for “Memory Master”! “Memory Master” is an honor bestowed on Foundations students who have mastered all of the memory work during the twenty-four weeks of...
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