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Articles dated July 2013

Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part Two)

In Part One of this article, we looked at two recent arguments in favor of letting children’s desires dictate what they read. This common contemporary argument is directly opposed to the idea of a classical, Christian education. While the aim of most contemporary...
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"See? There is intelligence there."

Recently, an accomplished youth choir participated in a workshop with an internationally acclaimed choral conductor. The workshop was aimed at music teachers and choir directors. The conductor spent several hours working with the youth chorale to demonstrate his...
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My Summer with Percy Jackson

As part of my Latin background, I have studied lots of mythology. I have studied Greek mythology, Roman mythology, Norse mythology, and a bit of Egyptian mythology. I used to have my students in public school write modern-day myths; thus, they would use the same names...
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The Summer Parent Practicum: a Means for Dialectic Processing and Revolutionizing Your Math Endeavors

by Linda
Wednesday, 10 July, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
If a picture paints a thousand words of an idea, then what does witnessing an idea, personally participating in an idea, and talking about an idea provide? It certainly does more than paint words. It creates a multidimensional, multisensory experience leading to...
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Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part One)

There has been a healthy argument in the news lately about whether or not students should read the classics. National Public Radio (NPR) recently aired a piece lamenting the fact that students no longer graduate to serious, adult fiction because they are reading too...
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