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Articles dated May 2015

Is Doubt the Engine of Science?

There is a growing trend in the modern era to view doubt as the core value of science. The narrative goes like this: science proceeds by taking everything we think we know and hold dear and doubting it; this doubt is what allows the progress of knowledge. Christopher...
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Baby Steps to Science (Part 2): Drawing

by Jonathan
Thursday, 14 May, 2015
categories: Classical Christian Education
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: March 1, 2012 In the first part of this series, we talked about the importance of counting and measuring to science. Counting and...
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What to Do about Elementary School Latin

I sometimes see posts on the Classical Conversations Facebook page that remind me of an article I should write (gratias tibi ago—thank you). Many times in these posts, people ask when they should start Latin with their child beyond the Latin in the Foundations Guide....
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The Classical Model and "Stuck Places"

Have you applied the classical model to the stuck places in your life? If you were educated using modern public school methods, as I was, it is a big thing to wrap your mind around the classical model.  It is another thing to realize that the trivium can help you...
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The Good Old Days: What Were You Doing in Eighth Grade?

Ahh, eighth grade. I remember it well. The year was 19-something, and I was attending a private school in Montgomery, Alabama. I made my first 2-point goal in the second half of an actual basketball game (unfortunately, no one told me we swapped ends after halftime)....
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