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Articles dated February 2014

The CC Tutor: Model and Mentor

by Heather
Friday, 21 February, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
The role of Classical Conversations tutors extends beyond that of teacher. Our goal is to reach deeper into the life of each student and parent, becoming both model and mentor.   A Leading Example   Throughout history, especially ages marked by higher learning, one...
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Cultivating Wisdom

by Andrew
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014
categories: Articles
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Among the five paths to great writing is the “literary path,” which shows that to become a great writer one must read great writings. However, one may be...
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The Pitfalls of Perfectionism - Part II: Pride, Prejudice, and Pain

by Kate
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014
categories: Articles
In an earlier article, I discussed the dangers of perfectionism as exhibited in protectionism and power (see The Pitfalls of Perfectionism, Part I). In these follow-up thoughts, I want to explore two additional ways in which perfectionism might affect our personalities...
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National Latin Exam Musings #2

It is National Latin Exam time again! This test was given in 2013 in the United States as well as in the following countries: Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, and, for the first time, in Indonesia,...
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What Is Rhetoric?

I am going to say the word “rhetoric.” I want you to pause for a moment, close your eyes, and then record your first impression of the word. As moderns, we often think of a sound bite, the speech of a slick politician, or even of outright lies. The word has been...
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