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Beefing Up Sixth Grade

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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Book Review: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

by Jennifer
Wednesday, 05 December, 2012
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
In middle class America, it is always challenging to focus on the real meaning of the first Christmas. We have trouble imagining a young pregnant woman riding a donkey on a long, bumpy journey. It is also hard to express to our children the challenge of giving birth...
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I Am Not a Machine (Why we practice art and cursive, and how you can do it, too!)

by Courtney and
Monday, 03 December, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
I am not a machine, and neither are my children. That is one of the reasons I took them off the conveyor-belt-style education of public school. It is too easy, however, to slip into conveyor-belt education at home by taking the view that if all the blanks in the...
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The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History

The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History by Jennifer Courtney Through history, we see God’s unfolding plan for humanity.  We learn about both the incredible triumphs and the failures of humankind.  As American historian David McCullough wrote:  “...
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