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Articles tagged Understanding

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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Taxonomy - A Scientific Discipline You Were Created For

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by Jonathan
Thursday, 25 June, 2015
categories: Classical Christian Education
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: August 26, 2011 Sometimes the term "science" seems overwhelming. We picture people in white lab coats, equipment that costs tens or...
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Fire Safety for Parents and Educators

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by Jen
Friday, 10 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
“Don’t touch that! It’s hot.” This Christmas, I spent the holidays with my sister and brother-in-law and my young nephew. My nephew is just learning to stand upright and lunge from surface to surface like a trapeze artist. While I was there, he attempted to place his...
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Rock-solid Retention, Rigorous Exploration, and Right Decision

In our society, we often think of skills as a set of “expert” techniques that we apply to particular activities. We classify ourselves, among other things, as “skilled” doctors, electricians, musicians, basketball players, teachers, cooks, or decorators. We tend to...
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The Power of a Question

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by Lisa
Friday, 11 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
May I ask you a question? As a mom, I am good at that: “Are you up yet?” “Do you need some help?” “Why did you leave that here?” “Is your throat sore?” “When will you be back?” “Do you call that clean?” As a homeschool mom of two for more than a dozen years, I have...
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