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Articles dated April 2012

Classical Acts and Facts History Cards: A Firm Foundation

by Courtney
Monday, 30 April, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
I just opened my new Classical Conversations history cards and I just love them! They are beautiful! I am reading Abolition of Man and Climbing Parnassus, and both are convicting me to immerse my children in truth, beauty, and goodness. The history cards are one of...
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In Fine et in Principio*

I am finished, or perhaps I should say this in the classical rhetoric, “I have just begun.” As one student said to their mom yesterday, “Robert has graduated from middle school, high school, and college, and is now in the fourth grade again!” I told everyone I was in...
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The Power of Questions, Part II: The Socratic Circle

by Kate
Monday, 16 April, 2012
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
[L]et us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1 (NIV).   Several weeks ago, my Challenge II students had a Socratic discussion based on the model described in Matt Copeland’s book, Socratic Circles. This article will give you a glimpse into...
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A New Tradition

by Matt
Monday, 09 April, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Traditions are good. We all have them. The traditions I observe to celebrate events like birthdays, Christmas, and Thanksgiving with my family are different from others’ traditions. My wife and I celebrate our anniversary differently than others celebrate. Traditions...
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Counterfeit Bills

by Tobin
Thursday, 05 April, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
“They teach bankers to recognize counterfeits by showing them REAL bills.” The statement referenced above is offered by many Christians as a reason against exposing children to non-Christian texts. The reasoning asserts that: If we are to raise children to know the...
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