The Purpose of Christian Classical Education
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The Purpose of Christian Classical Education

The Purpose of Christian Classical Education What is the purpose of classical education? I will suggest several goals. First, as the Westminster Catechism states, “Man’s chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy him forever.” With this in mind, classical education should be pursued with a Christian focus; it should be Christian classical education. God’s character and work can and should be identified and highlighted throughout all the disciplines of study. For example, in math, one learns process and order, and thus, children see that God is a God of order, not confusion. It is up to God to…

Why Participate in Classical Conversations
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Why Participate in Classical Conversations

I discovered Classical Conversations (CC)  when my friend’s daughter sang a few skip counting and history songs to me.  “Where can I find those great skip counting songs?” I asked. As I looked into Classical Conversations, I loved that you can find a song to learn anything and actually memorize meaningful information! But it is the depth of the program that has kept me participating and growing along with my children. Why Participate in Classical Conversations Classical Conversations because it is a Christian homeschool community which utilizes the classical model. Their byline is classical Christian community: classical means how we…

The Power of Christian Classical Education
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The Power of Christian Classical Education

I first heard of classical education from an eighty-year-old former teacher, whom I had over for tea. She shared her concerns about the current public school system and government-funded homeschool programs and advocated for a Christian classical education. To learn about classical education, I dived into the book The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer, and then a friend told me of a program her children participated in one day a week called Classical Conversations, a Christian classical education program. When I heard of the foundation of knowledge her daughter was learning, I looked into Classical Conversations myself. Within a week,…

14 Reasons To Homeschool
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14 Reasons To Homeschool

With COVID-19, we’ve all gotten a little taste of homeschooling. You may have been given distance learning options and a curriculum to follow, but maybe you had to come up with curriculum on your own. Either way, it has probably been frustrating since you were suddenly pushed into it. But many of us come to homeschooling with time to think about it, and there are good reasons to homeschool our children. Maybe you too should consider homeschooling full time, even when the crisis is past. It’s not so bad if you have time to mentally prepare, research curriculum, and make…

Benefits of Early Childhood Music Education: 11 Reasons Kids Need Music More Than Ever!
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Benefits of Early Childhood Music Education: 11 Reasons Kids Need Music More Than Ever!

Benefits of Early Childhood Music Education: 11 Reasons Kids Need Music More Than Ever! Parents have lots of options when it comes to activities for their children. How’s a parent to choose between Baby Yoga and Toddler Soccer and Mommy & Me Cooking Classes and Musikgarten early childhood music education classes? Here are 11 important ways children benefit from music education. Here is sound reasoning to help you make the smart decision to enroll in music classes! It’s highly logical: music improves reasoning skills! Children who take music lessons are shown to have unique brain functions compared to children who do not receive music lessons. In general, children…

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