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Articles dated February 2011

One More Conversation About Great Artists

by Courtney
Monday, 28 February, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Foundations Directors may be breathing a sigh of relief over the completion of six weeks of children painting in the church building. While I, too, am glad we managed to retain favor with our host church by not tracking paint down the carpeted hall, I would enjoy...
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The Core Chapter 9: The Core of a Classical Education: Science

The Core Chapter 9: The Core of a Classical Education: Science by Jennifer Courtney I was the helper in my five-year-old daughter’s Foundations class this week when her tutor demonstrated Newton’s First Law of Motion with a tennis ball and a super bouncy ball--very...
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The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History

The Core Chapter 8: The Core of a Classical Education: History by Jennifer Courtney Through history, we see God’s unfolding plan for humanity.  We learn about both the incredible triumphs and the failures of humankind.  As American historian David McCullough wrote:  “...
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Learning to Love Latin

by Courtney
Monday, 14 February, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the easiest subjects to love is history. Events happened in order. Literature bringing those events to life is easy to find. Discussions  about the people and events are fairly easy to negotiate...but what about Latin?  Could I ever learn to love Latin? Yes!...
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Finding God in Shakespeare

"What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! The beauty of the world, the paragon of animals - and yet, to me, what is the...
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