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Articles by author: Linda Tomkinson

Heart Experience...Some Reflections

by Linda
Friday, 23 August, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Another year has begun and, again, I am directing a Challenge program. I have tracked my seasons which have been positive, delightful, and always different. My current Challenge II group has already met twice and this week we completed our first biology experiment....
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Classical Conversations Plus: a Different Kind of Dual Enrollment Program

by Linda
Monday, 22 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Dual enrollment for the mature and capable homeschool student presents a valid means of gaining college credit while in high school. With careful planning, the industrious student gains credit and experience, while starting to whittle away general education credits...
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The Summer Parent Practicum: a Means for Dialectic Processing and Revolutionizing Your Math Endeavors

by Linda
Wednesday, 10 July, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
If a picture paints a thousand words of an idea, then what does witnessing an idea, personally participating in an idea, and talking about an idea provide? It certainly does more than paint words. It creates a multidimensional, multisensory experience leading to...
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What My Students Taught Me about Integration over a Game of Scrabble

by Linda
Friday, 24 May, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
On the last day of seminar, my Challenge III students convened to present remaining projects, to discuss great ideas, to work final math problems, and, especially, to party! We celebrated a wonderful year of learning, fellowship, and classical conversations about so...
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Three Cheers for Pope Francis

by Linda
Monday, 22 April, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
On February 11, 2013, the media announced Pope Benedict’s resignation from the papacy for “the good of the church”; this decision was contrary to a tradition of lifetime tenure for popes. The media widely reported that the last resignation recorded in history occurred...
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