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Articles tagged Classical Model

The Importance of Amateur Involvement in Science

by Jonathan
Thursday, 26 February, 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: July 20, 2011   Can you teach science? Yes you can! In the modern age, it is not only professional scientists who must engage...
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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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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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Letter to a New CC Mom

Dear CC Mom, I have learned so much about the classical model in the past few years (I still have a long way to go!), and I admit that it has sometimes gone against what my preconceived notions and tendencies are! I just finished reading Echo in Celebration by Leigh...
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Two-Thousand-Mile Thoughts on Teaching the Trivium

Imagine this scenario: As we travel across West Virginia, three boys are loudly singing "Take Me Home Country Roads" by John Denver (at the top of their lungs), the rain is pelting our windshield so hard that it sounds like a helicopter is about to take off right there...
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