Category Archives: Classical Conversations

National Poetry Month

One year for National Poetry Month I joined a bunch of friends who posted a poem every day through April. It was fun sharing some favorites and reading new ones. But now that I am off Facebook, that time-suck, I … Continue reading

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A Practical Education; A Response to “Don’t Stay in School”

I admit the first time I watched the video “Don’t Stay in School” I felt incredibly irritated. David Brown recites in an edgy rap the kinds of things he had to learn in school instead of useful things he thought … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to the New School Year

What is it about spring that makes us look for a fresh start?  Homeschool families are already thinking ahead to the new year. As our children grow we find their needs change. Teens in particular have a need to bounce … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Upper Valley Classical Community blog!

On this chilly April afternoon I am launching the official blog for the Upper Valley Classical Community writers. Here we will post about home school, classical education, Classical Conversations, and life in general. As we grow through our practice of … Continue reading

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