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Articles tagged Jennifer Courtney

‘Oh, the places you will go’ with CC’s new cartography book

by John
Monday, 10 July, 2017
categories: Articles
Good books can take you to places you’ve never been before, both real and imagined, and times past, present and future. Classics like “The Bronze Bow,” “Carry on, Mr. Bowditch,” and “Starship Troopers” can take you to 1st-century Galilee under the Romans, to sea in the...
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Dear Tired Mamas

Dear tired mamas: This is a hard time of year, especially for mamas of teens. Believe me, I know. After twelve years of Classical Conversations, my son finished up Challenge IV this week. At times, it seemed as if we would never make it. Then, in the twinkling of an...
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Oops! We Had to Start the Book Over: Learning at a Human Pace

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Surely many of us heard this simple exhortation from parents or grandparents whenever we failed at a task or struggled to complete it. Recently, in our home school, we got to live it out. After the semester break, it...
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How to Be a Good Reader: Highlighting

“Enlightenment is achieved only when, in addition to knowing what an author says, you know what he means and why he says it.” - Mortimer Adler, How to Read a Book “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.” - Francis...
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Advent: Patiently Waiting Upon God

“Come, thou long expected Jesus….” These words of a favorite hymn sum up the season of Advent well. Indeed, the savior was VERY long awaited, was He not? For hundreds of years, the Jews had looked for Messiah. There was nothing they could do to hasten His coming but...
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