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Articles dated February 2015

If You Are Willing (Part Two)

If the public school system’s education of the special needs student is a never stopping, never diverting conveyer belt leading children from one stop to another with little and sometimes no regard to their individual learning needs, then Classical Conversations is an...
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Rhyme and Rhythm: Enjoying Poetry as a Family

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: March 5, 2012 Smooth ebony finRising over rolling wavesDipping down to depths This week, while on a business trip with my husband to...
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Echoes in the Classroom

I have a confession to make: I do not like change. However, my favorite question to induce dialectic conversation did change after I finished reading Homer’s The Iliad. Homer masterfully weaves together Achilles’ dramatic story with echoes, remembrances, and...
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Letter to a New CC Mom (continued)

What am I going to neglect and what am I going to pursue? My last article left us with this probing question as we pondered Leigh Bortins’s words… ...And I see frustrated parents who have over-estimated their high school child’s elementary education, realize they have...
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The Faster You Go, the Faster You Go Faster: What Acceleration Can Teach Us about Classical Learning

Back in the “glory days,” when I was flying fast, pointy jets, there was a maxim among pilots that was frequently articulated: “The faster you go, the faster you go faster.” This unusual axiom referred to the fact that getting from 100 knots to 200 knots took much...
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