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Articles dated October 2013

Teaching Entrepreneurship to Your Children

by Jonathan
Wednesday, 30 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
My children are many years away from graduating from high school. I have no idea what interests they will have at that time or what direction they will want their lives to go. I do not know if they will want to go to college or to work straight from high school. I do...
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Fear: "Molehill-Maker" or "Mountain-Mover"?

The same Emily Bronte who penned that famously over-the-top Gothic romance, Wuthering Heights, wrote a poem in which one of the most bedrock truths of the Christian faith is expressed in the very first stanza. Bronte dives right in on the importance of faith and of...
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When the Going Gets Tough

by Lisa
Friday, 25 October, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” This quote by Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, urges the soul under attack to hunker down and work harder, putting forth extra effort to battle adversity. The pithy sentiment, designed to inspire a...
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How to Be the Best Math Tutor

by Matt
Tuesday, 22 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
This morning I visited my local Classical Conversations community and observed my son’s Challenge II class and my daughter’s Challenge B class. For both, I was able to be with them during the math seminar and witness some good math teaching. I will not name the tutors...
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The Common Core State Standards Initiative and Centralized Control: An Idea that Simply Won’t Work

“We believe parents are their children’s primary teachers not because parents know everything but because each child is uniquely (and wonderfully!) made and because the people who know and love a child best are the ones most motivated to help that child succeed.” We...
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