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Liberal Education Works

As a teacher at a prestigious Catholic classical high school,  I have been thinking a great deal about floor joists, plywood widths, cast iron pipe and tile.  Why? Well…it’s summer, and this is just what classical teachers do in the … Continue reading

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Liberal Education Works

The late philosopher Marcus Berquist once made a remark about how working with ones hands has a significant value for the one pursuing philosophy. I wish I could remember his words exactly- but the point was that hard work never … Continue reading

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