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

Celebrating Assessment

I’ll never forget my Challenge I philosophy assessment. Although philosophy was one of my favorite courses, I was dreading the blue book exam. The study guide alone was overwhelming. We had learned so much! How could I possibly retain all the details? And what was a...
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Blooming Anyway

"Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.” – Luke 12:27 (NIV) I recently read the line, “It’s spring! Are you blooming?” My first reaction was to roll my eyes at...
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The Power of Community—It’s Not What You Think

Someone recently asked me to weigh in on their “be part of a local community” or “do CC at home” dilemma. As I began to gather my thoughts, identify my best examples, and marshal my arguments, I realized that for me, the jury is not still out. I am wholly sold out to...
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From One Ill-equipped Leader to Another

This is a month of confessions, and I have another one today. When I find myself in the role of a tutor or team leader, I’m a master of making it about me, not about my fellow students. As a graduate teaching assistant, I often came into classes so impressed with my...
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Celebrating Classical Education

As my children have left childhood and home and are entering into post-high school education and the world of work, I often reflect on our journey as a family and my growing understanding of Christian, classical education. This summer, the whole family spent a few...
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