Free Printable: Key Ring Math Facts Flashcards

Math facts have been an important part of any student’s education for a long time.  It seems we try to find ways around “rote memory”, but watching my son beat me in solving math problems while I’m trying to figure the answer out on my calculator has fully convinced me that these facts are vital…

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Being a Lead Learner of Great Artists

Inspiring learners as a Lead Learner of Great Artists

Christmas is over, January strikes, and the desire to be a lead learner seems nowhere in sight.  There is nothing harder than getting back into the groove of learning after a holiday break.  Unlike starting in the fall, the freshness of a new school year doesn’t exist to propel you into another semester of learning.…

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Latin Nouns Declension Free Printable

Latin Noun Declension Worksheets

This year in our Classical Conversations memory work, we are memorizing the endings for Latin nouns. I love that the CC program takes so much time to really memorize these vital bits of information. Sometimes it’s challenging as a parent to memorize something when you don’t understand its purpose. Before I started studying Latin with my son, I…

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The Role of Questions in Classical Education

Questions in Classical Education

Questions play a major role in Classical Education, and recently I’ve observed that each of the classical arts in the Trivium have specific types of questions that draw out each of the art’s specific purposes. Classical Education and the Trivium In Latin, the “trivium” means three roads or three paths to learning.  These three paths…

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Raising Leaders with World News Group

World News Group Magazines

When I first started tutoring Challenge B with Classical Conversations, I realized how little I knew about what was going on around the world.  Each week we would investigate a new current event, look up articles for or against the topic, and bring them to community day to discuss.  We talked about GMOs, Euthanasia, and…

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