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

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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Love Your Neighbor, Learn to Tailor

A few weeks ago, Cultivating Classical Parents offered a webinar discussing ideas for tailoring the Challenge Guide. The first portion of that webinar discussed what “tailoring” is and how to apply it as a metaphor to the topic of education. Tailoring a Garment In...
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Staff Picks: Favorite Christmas Read-Alouds

Most of us have wrapped up community days and are turning our hearts toward Advent. It's a perfect time to cuddle around the fire as a family and share hot chocolate and good books. Here at Classical Conversations, we have compiled a few staff favorites for kids of all...
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