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Articles by author: Leigh Bortins

Celebrating Twenty Years of Home Education

Welcome to the twentieth-anniversary edition of the Classical Conversations catalog! The year 2017 is a big year for our community of classical families, and I’m excited to feast on challenging ideas, warm Christian fellowship, and scrumptious food as we celebrate. In...
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Why Saxon?

I like Saxon math texts because they daily launch our family into so many discussions which inspire our love for learning classically at home. The authors of the Saxon series have gone out of their way to incorporate both silly and culturally varied word problems along...
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Sequential History and Classical Conversations

The glory of God is to conceal a matter; the honor of kings is to search out a matter. -Proverbs 25:2 A number of people have recently asked me, “Where is the classical history?” What I suspect they mean is “Where is the history sequence promoted by ‘traditional’...
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Science: A Path to Wonder

On August 2, 1971, Apollo 15 commander David Scott stood on the surface of the moon in a live television feed and demonstrated an incredible scientific fact that had been described by Galileo more than three hundred years earlier: that two bodies of differing weight...
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Teacher’s Tool Kit for Parents: A Few of My Favorite Things

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: June 4, 2012 When I began to home-educate my boys almost thirty years ago, I realized that there were many deficiencies in my own...
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