Classical Roundup – September 14th, 2018

The Classical Roundup is a group of worthwhile articles, videos, and podcasts that I have found helpful on our journey of exploring classical Christian education in the 21stcentury.    The Teacher Who Makes the Difference – Dr. Christopher Perrin provides great reminders to how we should begin the year as teachers as he highlights hope and prudence. When Teachers Fail – 5 Ways to Help – From … Continue reading Classical Roundup – September 14th, 2018

Time is of the Essence: Increasing Efficiency for Maximized Effectiveness (2018 Conference Presentation)

The following is one of the sessions from our 2018 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO. The full collection of presentations can be found at https://theclassicalthistle.com/2018-conference/. Time is of the Essence: Increasing Efficiency for Maximized Effectiveness Josh Dyson, Classical School of Wichita Whether you are an administrator, school teacher, homeschool mom, board member, parent, … Continue reading Time is of the Essence: Increasing Efficiency for Maximized Effectiveness (2018 Conference Presentation)

Pushing Logic to the Corners: Teaching and Reinforcing Logic throughout the Secondary (2018 Conference Presentation)

The following is one of the sessions from our 2018 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO. The full collection of presentations can be found at https://theclassicalthistle.com/2018-conference/. Pushing Logic to the Corners: Teaching and Reinforcing Logic throughout the Secondary Scott Welch, The Oaks Classical Christian Academy In many classical schools students learn Logic in 8th … Continue reading Pushing Logic to the Corners: Teaching and Reinforcing Logic throughout the Secondary (2018 Conference Presentation)

Book Review, The Fragrance of God

By Christine Norvell How do you teach beauty? The concept of beauty is not a light thought but a worthy one. As I attended a summer seminar on teaching and writing about beauty, I quickly realized how much is contained in a single word. Many rich books were referenced, and one book in particular captured me by its title alone, The Fragrance of God. As … Continue reading Book Review, The Fragrance of God

The Blueness of Transparency (Mundane Meditations)

Not long ago I took a walk through the woods. My aim was to get some fresh air and some space from the craziness of life. I wandered for a while through the trees, thick with leaves that valiantly fought to grant me a respite from the oppressive heat. Soon, however, my path led me out into an open expanse and the full intensity of … Continue reading The Blueness of Transparency (Mundane Meditations)

Rethinking Elementary Latin (2018 Conference Presentation)

The following is one of the sessions from our 2018 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO. The full collection of presentations can be found at https://theclassicalthistle.com/2018-conference/. Rethinking Elementary Latin                               Ian Mosley, School of the Ozarks Most elementary Latin curricula look pretty similar. What works about them? What doesn’t? How can we improve the quality … Continue reading Rethinking Elementary Latin (2018 Conference Presentation)