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    Hi Tracey, the best set up to use is a headset...

    Hi Tracey,

    the best set up to use is a headset with the mic attached. Many times a mic that is separate will pick up noises from the room and possibly even cause an echo when your student is...
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    Congratulations, Karen! My oldest will be...

    Congratulations, Karen! My oldest will be applying to colleges this fall, so I'm loving seeing successes from TOG'ers who are going before us!
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    here's an amusing aside -- Two 11th grade...

    here's an amusing aside -- Two 11th grade students from our rhetoric co-op (my son and another young lady) were on separate college visits in which they sat in on a class (not the same college). ...
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    Hi Sue, we don't usually take the time to do...

    Hi Sue,

    we don't usually take the time to do the recitations, only because of time constraints. But on the days we do poetry I try to do at least some recitations. I think it helps them to...
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    I just wanted to give you some encouragement in...

    I just wanted to give you some encouragement in this! You can do it!

    I usually read the teachers notes as close to the time of discussion as possible, because all that info just doesn't stick...
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    Kylie's right -- you print whatever works for you...

    Kylie's right -- you print whatever works for you :-)

    I'm a TOG old-timer, and the only thing I print are: the reading assignment page, the SAP's that are relevant to my kids, the Pageant of...
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    You can do this whether you have DE or print. ...

    You can do this whether you have DE or print. The "workbook content" files are found on the Loom, on the Loom section of DE and on the Loom disc that comes with the print version. They are copies...
  8. for my dialectic & rhetoric kids, their binders...

    for my dialectic & rhetoric kids, their binders have included for each week: the General Information page, reading assignments, accountability & thinking questions, literature worksheet (dialectic),...
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    Just chiming in with ALB -- I've been a member of...

    Just chiming in with ALB -- I've been a member of that "other board" since 1999, and I'm not one of those who agrees with SpyCar on this one. It does grieve me, though, when some folks on that board...
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    Hi Rebecca, I think I see your problem. In...

    Hi Rebecca,

    I think I see your problem. In DE, the Locklizard files are not copy/paste - able. What you need to do, is to go to the Loom. To get there, when you open your DE click on any unit at...
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    I also think it depends on the student, and their...

    I also think it depends on the student, and their age. My ds is a slower reader than my dd. When he was dialectic, I would often give him extra weeks to finish reading a lit book (Oliver Twist &...
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    Hi Sharie, you're right, that's kind of how we...

    Hi Sharie, you're right, that's kind of how we left it off. "no one really knows for sure, we'll agree to disagree." This student is a student in the TOG lit co-op, but does a different program for...
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    Thank you for your reply Christy. I was hoping...

    Thank you for your reply Christy. I was hoping you'd see this and pipe in! I was taken so by surprise by the sincerity and authoritativeness, and I suppose finality, of this student & mother's...
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    thanks, Pat. I just found that wiki article after...

    thanks, Pat. I just found that wiki article after I posted earlier. Pretty interesting, I guess, but I'm really wondering now just how "accepted" this idea is. Thanks for your help!

    ETA: oh, Pat,...
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    In my rhetoric lit class today, one of my...

    In my rhetoric lit class today, one of my students stated that there is real doubt that Shakespeare was the actual author of the plays and poems that bear his name. She said that Shakespeare was the...
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    I just posted over on my blog about our Unit 1...

    I just posted over on my blog about our Unit 1 celebration. I forgot my camera, so there are no pics (sorry!) but I tried to describe it for you! We had a great time!

    Year 2 Unit 1 Celebration
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    Hi Laurie & Sharie, I hope I can say something...

    Hi Laurie & Sharie,

    I hope I can say something helpful here! we only did transparencies one year, so I am certainly no expert!

    We only used the transparency project with Y1, so I can only...
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    Hi Kim, of course, this is only the way *we*...

    Hi Kim,

    of course, this is only the way *we* did it -- I bet if you asked 5 folks, you'd get 5 different answers http://tapestryofgrace.groupee.net/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
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    Hi Michele, my ds did the transparency maps...

    Hi Michele,

    my ds did the transparency maps last year. I found the most helpful guideline was the table of contents on the MapAids disk. Under the column "Transparency Project" it will tell you...
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    Hi Sharie, I'm planning to use your format for...

    Hi Sharie,

    I'm planning to use your format for my 9th grader's transcript, and I noticed that you have Words of Delight as Leithart -- shouldn't that be Ryken?

    Thanks for sharing your efforts!
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    Walmart and Michaels have scrapbooking paper sold...

    Walmart and Michaels have scrapbooking paper sold in pads as well as stickers, that have a variety of patterns to choose from. My kids enjoyed using those to liven up their lapbooks.
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    I'm not sure if I'm looking at this wrong, but when I did a search for Dialectic books for Year 2, "Our Living Constitution" did not come up. But if I search for it individually, it does come up.
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    We've used R&S very loosely (read, orally) for...

    We've used R&S very loosely (read, orally) for several years. I had my dc use Easy Grammar last year, but they asked to go back to R&S this year. I don't know if it was just because they were used...
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