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Redemption and the Empress Cixi

Even she wasn’t quite sure why she hated it. Yet our generally peaceful relationship always soured when it came time to clip my daughter’s fingernails. From the time she was tiny, it had been a source of conflict and frustration for both of us. Her little fingers would...
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Just 4 days remain to vote for National Memory Master finalists!

by John
Wednesday, 22 February, 2017
categories: Articles
Voting for the National Memory Master competition is underway now until Sunday night. Dozens of Classical Conversations’ best and brightest students have created and recorded innovative recitations of American history facts in the first step of their quest to become...
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From One Unprepared Student to Another

I have a confession to make. When life strikes with all its messy chaos, I’m a master of pretending to read things I haven’t read. I plagiarized a literature paper in high school because of it. I wrote an entire in-class essay quiz in graduate school based on a book I...
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Robert Bortins, Classical Conversations CEO

School Choice v. School Choice

by John
Thursday, 16 February, 2017
categories: Articles
By Robert Bortins, Classical Conversations CEO Choice. The Oxford Dictionary of the English Language defines it as “an act of selecting between two or more possibilities; the right, freedom or ability to choose.” America has always been a nation of choices: choices go...
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The One-Room Schoolhouse: Nurturing Community in Your Home School

Messy and somewhat frustrating! This is how I would describe our early attempts at practicing a one-room schoolhouse style of learning. I remember one Tuesday morning particularly. It was 9:00 a.m. and the six of us were in the school room. Math books were strewn...
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