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The Seven Laws of Teaching

Let’s see. I entered Kindergarten at four years old, and except for six early years of my marriage, I have been on the school schedule ever since. My friends, that is a total of 44 years. I reel. Twenty years … Continue reading

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Eating the Frog

Over the past year or so I have read several books about time management. Of course, it is not time we manage but ourselves, and I hear the authors say many of the same things, such as know what your … Continue reading

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Planting Poetry

I choose a poem each week to read to my Challenge B students. My choices range in style but each must do something beautiful with words and have content that connects to my teens.  About half have been Robert Frost, … Continue reading

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Challenge B Rules

Let me state this plainly: the Challenge B tutor has the best position in Classical Conversations. We wrestle Logic to the floor, we train opinionated kids to argue, and we watch children grow up into young men and women attorneys … Continue reading

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A Threesome of Lessons Learned from Circe Institute Conference 2013

Last week I drove down to Baltimore to attend the Circe Institute Conference, an annual gathering for classical educators interested in joining the dialogue about what it means to educate creatures Imago Dei (made in the image of God). This … Continue reading

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Classical Conversations’ Challenge B

Exactly four years ago in the restless discontent between winter and spring, my good friend Marcia persuaded me to consider becoming a tutor for a Challenge program in Classical Conversations.  I was ready to chuck textbooks, to which I had … Continue reading

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Writing Letters

Attention, my two readers! Letters from Heart’s Content has been brought under new management. (That’s still me.)  I am making some changes around here and blogging is a part of it.  I have kept a journal since I was 14 … Continue reading

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