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Articles in category: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)

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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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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How to Be a Good Reader: Highlighting

“Enlightenment is achieved only when, in addition to knowing what an author says, you know what he means and why he says it.” - Mortimer Adler, How to Read a Book “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.” - Francis...
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