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Articles dated March 2011

Homeschoolers and College

by Matt
Thursday, 31 March, 2011
categories: College and Post Graduation
On the first day, God created light and it was good. On the second day, God created the heavens between the separated waters, and together the light and the heavens were good. He continued with each day’s creation being deemed good until the sixth day. On the sixth day...
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Do Not Grow Weary in Grammar, for in Due Time Ye Shall Reap

by Courtney
Tuesday, 29 March, 2011
categories: Articles
As an Essentials tutor, mothers often ask me, "Why do we have to teach so much grammar?" Many of us graduated from college without being able to define "object complement," so why would we expect our fourth graders to do so? First and foremost, we're preparing our...
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Getting Started Homeschooling: Organizing Your Schoolroom

If you are new to homeschooling, you may be asking yourself:  What do I need? Where am I going to put it?  Should we study at the kitchen table?  Or should we sit in a row at child-size desks?  Do I need a separate room?    Over the last seven years, I have tried...
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Director Spotlight: Alecia

by Robert
Thursday, 24 March, 2011
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Each Friday we will be spotlighting a member of Classical Conversations: the first Friday will be a homeschool graduate who attended CC's Challenge program, the second Friday will be a current student, the third a state manager and the fourth a community director. Want...
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Memorizing Multiplication Facts through an Experience that Promotes Understanding

Young minds are capable of memorizing answers to questions presented in predictable forms. Certainly, this capacity to memorize is something to take advantage of at the earliest stages of a child’s cognitive development, but rote memorization need not be the first and...
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