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Essentials Served Family Style

by Courtney
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
Not only will Essentials get a beautiful new guide and two new Trivium Tables for this fall, classes will also go Family Style. As the Essentials programs grew, and communities had more students than they could fit in one room, we began dividing the classes by age. Why...
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Cultivate Faithfulness

by Andrea Newitt
Wednesday, 22 June, 2011
categories: Articles
Years ago at a women’s retreat, I received a scroll with the verse “Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness (Psalm 37:3, NASB). Isn’t that a lovely passage? Cultivate has such a deep, rich connotation, involving growth, development,...
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Why should my student take more than two years of Latin

The answer is not just that it looks good on a college application. Although that is a benefit, the principal reasons are much more important. I have heard people expressing nervousness concerning upper levels of Challenge and Latin. I love all facets of Latin, but...
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The Classical Christian Mandate

Before we begin to explore what this famous verse taken from the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6 might have to say to us with regards to our interest in classical Christian liberal arts, let us firstly explore what this does not say. Many of the very things that this...
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Glorious Freedom

by Courtney
Friday, 03 June, 2011
categories: Homeschooling Life
A nice long summer is spreading out before us, and I am remembering the words of Anne of Green Gables.  “Ah, summer! Two months of glorious freedom!” she exclaimed on her walk home from the last class of the school year. As a homeschool mom with two months of “glorious...
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