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Articles dated May 2017

Parent Practicums focus on logic and relationships

by John
Thursday, 18 May, 2017
categories: Articles
Tens of thousands of parents interested in homeschooling will attend free three-day parent conferences this spring and summer in more than 550 cities in all 50 states and several foreign countries. Veteran home educators will lead the sessions, designed to inform and...
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Repentance

It is time. Time for the school books to be shelved. Time for feeling fresh green blades of grass underfoot. Time for growing the teacher. I look forward to summer every year not for a learning-pause but for a student-exchange. For the entire school year, my children...
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Rising to the Challenge

After directing Challenge B for a year, I’ve come to a conclusion. Classical Conversations’ curriculum choices are pure genius. They effortlessly intertwine to produce a beautiful tapestry of knowledge—one telling God’s story of mankind’s humanness, redemption, and...
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Seven Lessons from the Homeschooling Journey, So Far

When I first started homeschooling, someone once told me that my child would become my greatest teacher. I thought that was quaint advice and mostly ridiculous. What could I possible learn from a 4th grader—a nine-year-old? It turns out, I had loads to learn from my...
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Classical Conversations holds 2nd-annual Capstone Cruise and graduation

by John
Thursday, 11 May, 2017
categories: Articles
Twenty-seven Classical Conversations students received their high school diplomas May 3 during CC’s second-annual Capstone Cruise on board the Carnival cruise ship Liberty. More than 320 people—CC students, parents and staff—joined in the five-day Capstone Cruise to...
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