Back when I had a Facebook account, I made dozens of these. People seemed to like them. Here are a few of the old ones.
Readers, if you teach at a private Christian school where seniors are required to write a thesis, I am curious to know what sort of subjects your seniors are presenting on. If you are willing to share them, I would love to look over a list of senior thesis statements/subjects from the last several years.Continue reading “A Little Help From My Friends”
“Many parents make the decision to send their children to a classical Christian school with their eyes, not their ears.” -from “A Short Introduction to Classical Christian Education,” coming October 2022 through Gibbs Classical
Registration is now open for Paradise Lost for Beginners (Fall 2022) and Wisdom Literature for Beginners (Spring 2023). Both classes are open to high school students and above. A good number of adults sign up for Gibbs Classical classes. You can read more about both classes at Gibbs Classical.
The family in Bar Harbor, about three minutes from a downpour.
Tom: Hey, wanted to ask you a question about your sign. Harry: We’re very passionate about social justice. Tom: Sure. I just wanted to know what “WATER IS LIFE” means? Harry: Huh? Tom: Your sign says you believe “WATER IS LIFE.” I don’t get it. Harry: Oh, right. Well… I have to admit, I’m notContinue reading ““Water Is Life””
“A little girl with a good imagination can make one cheap, stuffed doll do all the things that a dull-witted girl needs an army of expensive, mechanical dolls to accomplish. A mechanical doll will say, “Play with me,” and suck its thumb. A cheap, stuffed doll will deliver Pericles’ funeral oration while cooking pretend chickenContinue reading “Buy Your Children Basic Toys”
The Marriage Plot is more or less a miracle of good humor.
If there’s no food and drink at your faculty development events, you’re not developing anything other than everyone’s desire to go home. Learn more this summer at the Gibbs Classical Online Summer Conference.
In a classical classroom, the curriculum is not grist for the mill. Our minds are the grist. The curriculum is the mill. That is, if the curriculum is any good.