Beginners Guide to Foundations

If you are a new Classical Conversations family, you’re probably getting a little overwhelmed about now!  While it’s wonderful to have so many great resources and ideas available, it can sometimes be too much when Read More …

How To Prepare for Challenge

A while back I did a post about how to set up student notebook for Challenge A.  With the school year around the corner, I thought I’d give some more information now that we’ve been Read More …

Finally – CC Parent Planner is HERE

It’s Here…. After lots of hard work and a crazy few weeks, the Cycle 1 Parent Planner is finally here! For those who don’t know, I’m currently on bed rest with PIH (pregnancy induced hypertension) Read More …

Clearing Up Memory Work — Why?

Recently while at a Classical Conversations info meeting, I was approached by a mom who had a couple questions about why we learn so much memory work and what we are supposed do with that Read More …

Notebooking Pages

This year my son will begin the Classical Conversations Challenge program and my daughter will be starting her first year of Essentials (and her 6th year of Foundations).  I’ve been busy reading articles and posts Read More …

Summer Review with Quiz Cards

Although my kids would love to just have a “real” summer break, we always do some school through the summer.  Honestly, we are usually schooling through the summer because there were many times during the Read More …

Summer With CC

Classical Conversations communities only meet 24 weeks (7th-12th grade meet for 30 weeks) during the school year. Since we take a LONG winter break and are usually done with our year by early to mid-April, Read More …

The Classical Model in a BIG NUTSHELL

Now that I’m almost half way through my fourth year with CC, I can proudly say that I’m past the “grammar” stage of understanding the Classical Model 🙂 Is it your first year in CC? Read More …

Memory Work System

Now Available… The Memory Work System by Jaime Gravitt This specially designed card system is for use with the Classical Conversations Foundations program!   An easy-to-use daily memory system that will provide a systematic and Read More …

Getting Ready for Cycle 1

Well, it’s here! We start CC on Monday. I can’t believe we are starting Cycle 1 again. The really cool thing for me this year is that we started in Cycle 1, so we are Read More …