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How We Do CC at Home

When I started this blog, I didn't realize how many families were considering and searching out information about doing Classical Conversations at home. And guess what? I didn't even think of the name of this blog.  A friend suggested I start a blog at a time when I had seriously been considering it and praying about it for a while.  She suggested … [Read more...]

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Simple Formula & Printable for Foundation Presentations

Admittedly presentation prep is the oft forgotten task of our homeschool week.  This past year it too frequently came down to Sunday afternoon, which worked okay, but I was often left thinking we could've done more or they would've been more prepared if we started earlier in the week prior.  (Our campus meets on Monday.)  There … [Read more...]

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Planning Our CC Year

Guys, I'm a firm believer in the the classical model of education and believe it will only work for us, if we work the model.  As a result, at home we approach our memory work in three basic ways: review games, classical notebooks, and reading.  So, as I'm planning for this next year, I'm1. Selecting a rotation of review games. … [Read more...]

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Summer Learning

Travel AdventuresOver the summer, we've taken trips to a few places nearby that corresponded to events or places we learned about in cycle 3.  We still have a few more on our wish list, but we're running out of time!  How about you? Any fun summer travel trips taken or planned? p.s. - Don't you just love Brandy's idea of traveling … [Read more...]

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Summer Reading

Connecting the DotsLast year was my second year homeschooling and my first year as part of a Classical Conversations community.  When I first heard about classical education, I thought it sounded like the opposite of everything I had envisioned for homeschooling my children.  However, some of my favorite homeschooling mamas were already … [Read more...]

IDEA GATHERING

Pinterest Planning cycle 1 book list 14 pinsEditEdit Board Cover Cycle 1 printables 3 pinsEditFriends, you can now click on the button on the right to follow Classical Conversations at Home on Pinterest! If you haven't tried Pinterest yet, I recommend checking it out.  It's essentially an online cork board for curating … [Read more...]