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Articles dated March 2013

Add a Bit of Silliness to Your Poetry Class

by Jen
Thursday, 21 March, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“This is just a bit of silliness, really,” says thirteen-year-old Peter Llewelyn Davies as a disclaimer to his first attempt at writing a play, in the 2004 film Finding Neverland. “I should hope so,” replies his mentor, playwright J.M. Barrie. “Go on.” Even though...
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Why Can’t My Child Get It All Done? (Or, Texting Is Not a Sin)

by Brian
Wednesday, 20 March, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Aren’t we simply too busy to get it all done? When was the last time you thought, “Why am I having such a hard time getting my child to finish his school work?” If you are like me, then your answer is “Today.” Sometimes it feels as though God is putting us under the...
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The Mathematical Difference between Wisdom and Science

by Jonathan
Monday, 18 March, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
One of the disturbing trends of the modern era is the blind delegation of all reality-focused ideas to science. The presumption is that if something is real—if one can taste it, touch it, or smell it—then science is the best approach to dealing with that subject. This...
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Reflections on Tutor Humility [by a Recovering Engineer]

What is the most important attribute of a classical, Christian tutor? Mastery of academic material, expertise in classical pedagogy, and the expression of natural charm or charisma in the classroom characterize a desirable tutor to some parents. Extraordinary biblical...
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Music: An Essential Liberal Art

Is music a liberal art? Liberal education is under attack today, just as it has been during economic downturns in the past. Yet some of the most strident voices calling for a “bottom-line” evaluation of the liberal arts also espouse “traditional values.” For some...
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