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Things to do when your firstborn starts Foundations (sequel to Things not to do with your firstborn when starting Foundations)

For those of you who know me, you know that I am relishing this last year I have with my daughter who will be in Challenge A next year. She is very ready for it and I am so excited to see how it goes next year! She has gone through Foundations since she was three and...
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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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Grammar Versus Dialectic

I recently had an aha moment about what it means to enter the dialectic stage. I have three children ages thirteen, ten, and seven. My oldest son Caleb was down at the lake trying out a net he made while I wanted to do a science experiment with the younger two. We’ve...
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Wonderstruck by Science

The Conversation Monthly Wonderstruck by Science “Life is at its best is an adventure, a voyage of discovery. What could be more gratifying than to discover, describe and explain some basic principle that no human being has ever understood before? This is the stuff of...
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How Do We Study Science Classically?

Below, dear reader, you will find notes, questions, observations, and hopefully, a few reasonable answers to the question, “How does one study science classically?” Instead of simply giving you a couple of answers from my readings and contemplations, I thought I would...
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