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Articles dated April 2011

Homeschooling High School

Many parents happily take on the task of homeschooling their children in the early years, but when it comes to high school, they simply lose heart and send their children off to school. Several years ago, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine conducted a survey of our readers...
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Contextual Learning

“I have vigorously defended contextual learning in my book because I believe that it is the key to how we learn as well as to the delight we find in learning. Children learn to speak by hearing words used in context, not by memorizing their definitions or studying...
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Memory Work: A Personal Journey

For the last six years, I have encountered some of the same questions over and over again from families who are wondering about memory work. Why should I introduce difficult concepts to a young child? Why should I teach my children to memorize and recite things that...
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Student Spotlight with Jessica S.

Student Highlight:  Jessica Stockton, Virginia 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...
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Changing the Grammar of Science

by Jonathan
Thursday, 14 April, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
When teaching by the Trivium, we usually take the grammar for granted. While we must take the grammar of a subject for granted when we learn a new subject, sometimes we must also re-evaluate the grammar of what we have learned and develop a new one based on a better...
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