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Articles dated May 2011

Toward the Quadrivium Event Review

by Matt
Friday, 27 May, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
History has been full of great conversations—classical conversations, some of which continue on today and in which we are still participating. According to Leigh Bortins, founder of the homeschooling community and curriculum provider Classical Conversations, one of...
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Book Review: How to Write a Sentence

by Matt
Thursday, 26 May, 2011
categories: Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
I never thought I would read a book entitled How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One; even less did I think I would enjoy one. Yet, here I am and I can do no other. Stanley Fish writes a book in which he introduces the sentence as a work of art. Not only does he...
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Homeschooling Summer Reading List 2011

What should homeschoolers read during the summer? You asked for it, so we are providing it! None of these books are required to be read in the summer, but if you want to get a head start on the next year this is the perfect place to start. Hope you enjoy! If you have...
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Understanding Stories to Understand the City of God

by Matt
Monday, 23 May, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
A man once described—I’m sure it was that guy we call St. Augustine—the world as being made up of two cities: the City of God and the City of Man. I’ve taught my children that the City of God is made up of people who belong to God and do things that pursue Him and His...
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Rigorous Academics: Preparation for Christian Service

From time to time, when I am speaking about classical, Christian education, parents express concern that the pursuit of knowledge or academic excellence is in conflict with preparation for Christian service. These parents rightly desire to instill in their children a...
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