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Articles in category: Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)

What Can Potlucks Teach Us About Choosing Curriculum?

When my daughter was young, church potlucks marked the high point of her month. She eagerly anticipated these gatherings for the sheer number of choices, the novelty of getting to try dishes that didn’t normally appear on our table at home, and most of all, the allure...
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Record Keeping that Aims for Heaven Part Two: Seek the “maximums”

The first part of this article offered some examples of questions that I believe need to be asked and answered about keeping home education records. In contemplating those questions, homeschooling families can come to understand the purposes and principles behind the...
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Record Keeping that Aims for Heaven Part One: Dwell with the principles you value

Life in the twenty-first century insists we wear all sorts of hats, doesn’t it? Homeschooling, in particular, demands that we don not only the many hats required to function in our complex world, but also put on all those that are related to what our culture entitles “...
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Get Moving: Lessons on Directing from the Life of Moses

"But Moses said to God, 'Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?'” Exodus 3:11 ESV When our Foundations/Essentials Director approached me about taking the director mantle from her, I was in the middle of a Bible study on the...
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Me? A Director?

We had been an official part of a Classical Conversations community for less than a year. My children were thriving, and I was realizing that a classical education meant more than memorization, pounding Latin, and reading boring books. My oldest was ready to move to a...
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