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Quick Reads – Starting Your Year & Keeping Calm

We started off our year last week and had a lovely time seeing old and new faces! The weather co-operated, allowing us to enjoy playtime outside (the kids certainly ran themselves out) and I know the moms and our one … Continue reading

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Five Quick Reads (Volume 6)

Have you done readers’ theatre with your kids? Homeschooling or not, I highly recommend it. The plays are quick easy reads and inspire creativity, encourage public speaking and are a great way to stem the “I’m bored”s from taking over. … Continue reading

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Five Quick Reads (Volume 5)

Finally! Something for legos to do other than sneak up under my bare feet! Music is a huge part of the day in our home, our kids all play piano, we listen to music, we sing. It’s nice (and noisy). … Continue reading

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Why We Homeschool

Twenty years ago I married my college sweetheart. While we were nurturing our careers and education we also found ourselves preparing to nurture our first child. The plan was to for me to work as a school counselor; a job … Continue reading

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Getting ready for ’13-’14 CC!

A message from our director, Nicole: Mark your Calendars! We will be meeting on Tuesday August 27th at 11am at Ashbridge Memorial Park located at 1301 Montgomery Ave Bryn Mawr, PA 19010. I will go over all information needed for … Continue reading

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Considering Classical Conversations?

Please join us at Ashbridge Memorial Park on Monday June 3rd, 9:45 to 11 am for playtime with your CC friends. We will have an informal Information Meeting about CC and our Bryn Mawr Campus for Next Year. There will be … Continue reading

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Closing Program is this Friday

We’ve finished an amazing year together! Our children have made new friends, memorized nearly 300 facts, done science experiments, made works of art, studied classical music and had so much fun. Join us as we share a community meal, watch … Continue reading

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Five Quick Reads (Volume 4)

Here is a great visual for art history – a simple breakdown of a complex subject! Homeschooling multiple kids can present some interesting challenges. Here are a few tips how to teach at different levels successfully. Homeschooling with littles can … Continue reading

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Five Quick Reads vol. 3

As we head into our last week of meeting for Classical Conversations (24 weeks of incredible learning have gone by!) here are a few reads for reflection and fun as you close out this school year and start to plan … Continue reading

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Save your Spot for Next Year!

For NEW families: Here is the link for the registration form. For RETURNING families: Here is your link. You can print it, fill it out and mail it directly to the Director of the Main Line campus in Bryn Mawr, PA. … Continue reading

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