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Articles dated December 2013

Finding Freedom in the Grammar Stage

Once upon a time, I attempted to find a craft, worksheet, and online activity or video to flesh out almost every subject of every week of Foundations memory work. When we entered a year of overwhelming challenges and setbacks, I desperately struggled to keep a firm...
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Grammar: Train the Brain to Retain

While teaching educators how to teach, I’ve realized that we make too light a matter of little things and don’t spend enough time defining the basics. A Jamaican Example In 1995, I taught in a Jamaican Christian mission school for two weeks. When I first walked into...
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Lessons from the One-Room Schoolhouse

While teaching educators how to teach, I have realized that we make too light a matter of little things and we do not spend enough time defining the basics. A Jamaican Example In 1995, I taught in a Jamaican Christian mission school for two weeks. When I first walked...
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Finding the Right Words for Christmas

by Jen
Friday, 27 December, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
It has been a cold December day and I am sitting inside wishing for a fire to warm my hands. A pot of chicken broth is bubbling on the stove. Tonight, as I chopped vegetables and threw handfuls of herbs into the pot, I thought about the flavorful liquid that comes from...
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The Greatest Courtship in History

by Kate
Tuesday, 24 December, 2013
categories: Articles, Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
There is a story often told. It is a timeless story about the courtship between a good man and a gentle young woman. They marry. A family comes into being, into which a child is born. This is a story so often repeated in real time that its occurrences seem impossible...
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