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Articles dated June 2016

Cycle 2, Take 2

Something is different this year. When we went through Cycle 2 three years ago, we were completing our first round through the cycle of Foundations memory work, and my eight-year-old daughter felt that she now understood all mysteries and all knowledge. Her hard-won...
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Imagine A Table

by Marc
Thursday, 23 June, 2016
categories: Articles
"Poetry is not merely expressive: it is expression." “Poems, that is, do not merely talk about love or passion or emotion: they are the very sound of love, of passion, of emotion." -Invitation to the Psalms by Jacobson and Jacobson         Imagine a table. A table...
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How to Build Academic Integrity and Avoid Plagiarism

Note: This is a great article to read with your Challenge-aged students to start the conversation about academic honesty over the summer while there are no looming deadlines. You may want to consider printing the sidebar and posting it near your student's workspace. “...
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Summer Refreshment: Remembering the Heart of Homeschooling

Sitting at a Parent Practicum last week, I couldn’t help but remember the early days of homeschooling. More than seven years ago, I attended my first Practicum and had no idea what I was doing. My head swirled with questions as I wondered why I was here, who were...
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The Three Rs of Summer

Summer—a time for refreshment, for renewal. And for many of us, for review. I don’t know about your children, but I have found that my daughter quickly loses math skills, speed, and insights if they are left to lie dormant for an entire summer. And sometimes we just...
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