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Articles in category: Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)

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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Discovering Your Child’s Heartsong

“Watch to see where God is working and join Him.” – Henry Blackaby, Experiencing God Author Eric Davies described his passion to become a Navy Seal as “having the song in you.” He said it was something that never left him. At times, during the hard days of training, it...
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Things to do when your firstborn starts Foundations (sequel to Things not to do with your firstborn when starting Foundations)

For those of you who know me, you know that I am relishing this last year I have with my daughter who will be in Challenge A next year. She is very ready for it and I am so excited to see how it goes next year! She has gone through Foundations since she was three and...
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Spring: A Welcome Change of Pace

My husband and I spent some time over Christmas in Washington, DC celebrating our anniversary. Although it wasn’t our first visit to DC, we nonetheless found ourselves excited as we explored the energetic streets, admired the beautiful buildings, and toured the...
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National Latin Exam sign up due by January 20!

Here is my annual blog post about the National Latin Exam. It is a wonderful exam that students take in the middle of March and it gives the students practice in standardized testing and test taking skills. I want to reiterate that taking the test will not hurt your...
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