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Articles dated August 2011

Back To School (Part 2): 1st Day of Class

I may have a college degree, I may have managed a mechanical team and engineering budget at my old job, and I may have been a little nervous my first day of school. Tuesday was my first official Foundations and Essentials class. Monday night, I called my mom in a panic...
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Bryan College Note to Challenge III Parents

Dear Challenge III Parents, I hope you have heard by now that Classical Conversations has partnered with Bryan College to begin offering dual enrollment credit to students in the Challenge program. Students seeking dual enrollment credit will be registered directly...
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Three Steps to Interest Your Child in Reading

by Matt
Monday, 15 August, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Moms and dads everywhere--especially homeschooling moms and dads--want their children to be readers. We come up with everything conceivable to encourage, force, or bribe them to read. Some parents trade television (or gaming and computer) time for reading time. Others...
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Why I Love Classical Conversations' Latin

I hope that everyone is getting excited to start Classical Conversations this month! I myself am getting excited. I love Cycle 3 (especially because I live in Virginia—field trips!) and I am tutoring Challenge III this year (American History--field trips!). After...
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Ecclesiastes: An Apology for the Classics

by Matt
Thursday, 04 August, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
To some, the phrase, “classical Christian education” seems like a misnomer, paradoxical even. The idea that we could educate and raise up Christian children by teaching them the ideas of pagans seems impossible. Yet, hundreds of classical Christian schools and...
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