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Articles dated April 2016

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La Center, WA, girl is finalist for $10,000 memory championship

by John
Monday, 25 April, 2016
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La Center, WA, girl is finalist for $10,000 memory championship La Center, WA—A La Center sixth-grader will embark in less than two weeks on a voyage to become a national memory champion and earn a $10,000 grand prize. Kylee Estoos, 12, of La Center, is one of 16...
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Home School Testing SAT

Homeschool Testing Services extends Stanford-10 Achievement Test through spring 2017

by John
Monday, 25 April, 2016
categories: Articles
Homeschool Testing Services extends Stanford-10  Achievement Test through spring 2017 SUMMARY: A top nationally-normed achievement test remains available at least one more year through leading nationwide provider, Homeschool Testing Services.  West End, North Carolina—...
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Why Socratic Discussions?

“It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings” (Proverbs 25:2 NIV). Have you ever been spelunking? When contemplating Socratic discussion, I like to think of it metaphorically as spelunking. Spelunking means cave exploring,...
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Know Your Story and Embrace the Journey

 My grandfather is one of my heroes.  Sergeant Julius Oser of U.S. Army 2nd Armored Division received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart after enlisting in the Army during the height of World War II. He was a quiet, humble, hardworking man with a deep...
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The Old Testament Prophets and the Nature of Rhetoric in Plato’s Gorgias

Christian scholars and educators understand that Truth is universal and transcendent. As such, we should not be surprised to find traces of Truth in pagan cultures. One interesting example is how Socrates recognized the prophetic nature of rhetoric. His conception of...
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