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Articles tagged Essentials

Challenge: The Moment You've Waited For

The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten...
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Stick in the Sand: The Place of Technology in Community

When teaching my own boys or when tutoring Classical Conversations students, I always ask myself this question: If I only had a stick and sand, could I engage and effectively dialogue with my students about the concept I want to teach them? Asking this question helps...
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All Dressed Up for the Prom, but Will You Go?

Last week, a parent in my Classical Conversations group told me she enjoys Foundations, and looks forward to Challenge A and Challenge B, but she just does not know if she will go further with homeschooling after that. I told her I thought that would be like getting...
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Fire Safety for Parents and Educators

by Jen
Friday, 10 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
“Don’t touch that! It’s hot.” This Christmas, I spent the holidays with my sister and brother-in-law and my young nephew. My nephew is just learning to stand upright and lunge from surface to surface like a trapeze artist. While I was there, he attempted to place his...
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The Dividends of a Challenge Education

by Lisa
Friday, 27 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Well here we are, six or seven weeks into this academic year. For most of us the dust is settling: we are growing accustomed to getting up and out of the house on Classical Conversations day, we are remembering what we like in our packed lunches, and everyone in the...
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