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Articles tagged David Hicks

Why Study Science Classically

I’m going to answer this question, I really am, but first I need to make a couple of heady statements: 1.  Education in the classical tradition asserts that real knowledge should bring one to an understanding of truth. 2.  Education should change our thinking to...
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What "Should" One Do?

by Andrew
Tuesday, 29 January, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
[T]he ethical question “What should one do?”…elicits not only knowledge, but wisdom, and it draws the interest of the student into any subject, no matter how obscure or far removed from his day-to-day concerns. It challenges the imagination and makes life the...
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Book Review: Norms & Nobility

How often do we stop and truly ponder why we are pursuing classical, Christian education? The Bible tells us that “where there is no vision, the people perish” (Prov. 29:18, KJV). How often do we stop and renew our vision for our homeschool—the vision of classical,...
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Contextual Learning

“I have vigorously defended contextual learning in my book because I believe that it is the key to how we learn as well as to the delight we find in learning. Children learn to speak by hearing words used in context, not by memorizing their definitions or studying...
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