“Classical Christian education is a movement caught in a strange moment. Because classical Christian education is a rapidly growing movement, it is presently filled with both many newcomers and many veterans. One of my goals in authoring this pamphlet is to get newcomers and veterans on the same page. It is tempting to speak toContinue reading ““A Short Introduction To Classical Christian Education” Will Be Available To Purchase This Weekend”
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Proverbial, Episode 118: Anything Helps
You’re really better off trying as hard as you can and losing. Why? The latest episode of Proverbial can help.
At This Point, It Is Just Easier To Listen To Harold Budd
Three Ideas For Productive Faculty Meetings
“Classical education is growing rapidly, which means the average school has teachers who have been around for ten years, five years, and five months. They’re not all on the same page—there’s no way around this, but it needs to be acknowledged. The way to get them all on the same page isn’t to make themContinue reading “Three Ideas For Productive Faculty Meetings”
The Grand Inversion Of The Classroom
“A student is not above his teacher.” -Jesus Christ “A teacher is not above his students.” -Modern educators
Socrates, Meet Solomon: Against The Harkness Table
Proverbs is addressed to “my son.” In fact, “my son” is addressed more than twenty times. There are nearly fifty questions asked in the book of Proverbs. They are all rhetorical. Every one of them.
What If We Taught Some Books Twice?
“Reading Paradise Lost a second time proves it was read rightly the first time. The second read proves the reader is digging, humble, obedient. It is our need to dig into the book, to be humble and silent before it, which has made it famous.” -from The Glory Of A Second Read: What If We Taught SomeContinue reading “What If We Taught Some Books Twice?”
Why Are We Talking About Rabbits?
With John Heers of The First Things Foundation on Why Are We Talking About Rabbits? Listen to the episode on Spotify here.
You Catch More Flies With Honey Than Vinegar, But Get Real
“When teachers and parents disagree, it’s rarely goals they disagree on. It’s the means of achieving those goals. St. Paul teaches, “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” We all want a harvest ofContinue reading “You Catch More Flies With Honey Than Vinegar, But Get Real”
The Worst Super Bowl Half Time Show Ever
There is a common misbelief that the 2011 Super Bowl Half Time Show, which featured the Black Eyed Peas, is the worst of all time. I myself may have participated in this error. The 2000 Super Bowl Half Time Show is not only worse, it is also one of the stranger things to ever happenContinue reading “The Worst Super Bowl Half Time Show Ever”