Classical Roundup – August 17th, 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.  Wait and Go on the 30 – Now that summer is in full swing, I want to encourage you to give yourself (and your children) a rest.  Go to the pool; play in the sprinklers; hang a bird feeder … Continue reading Classical Roundup – August 17th, 2018

School Culture: The Devil Is In the Details (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/. School Culture: The Devil Is In the Details                                                             Bruce Williams, Grace Classical Academy; Kim Mewes, The Oaks Classical Christian Academy We have a tendency to overlook the little … Continue reading School Culture: The Devil Is In the Details (2018 Conference Presentation)

Classical Roundup – August 10th, 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.    Awake. Love. Think. Speak. – “To do this we must get out of ourselves and into books. Not just any books, mind you – great books. Books that have stood the test of time. Books that are imbued … Continue reading Classical Roundup – August 10th, 2018

Writing in the Upper School—Refutation  

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/. Writing in the Upper School—Refutation                      Jim Selby, Whitefield Academy Participants in this workshop will engage in refuting a narrative. This refutation includes finding arguments based on clarity, plausibility, … Continue reading Writing in the Upper School—Refutation  

Classical Roundup – August 3rd, 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.  Conventional Christian School Enrollment Falls; Classical Christian Enrollment Rises – Overall, enrollment in Christian schools in the U.S. is falling, according to WORLD Magazine’s Joel Belz. Interestingly, the one growth area in Christian education is classical Christian schools. The … Continue reading Classical Roundup – August 3rd, 2018

Friendship: Is Classical Education Possible Without It? (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/. Friendship: Is Classical Education Possible Without It?                   Josh Dyson Classical School of Wichita The ancients regarded friendship as the most valuable of relationships. For Plato and Socrates, friendship … Continue reading Friendship: Is Classical Education Possible Without It? (2018 Conference Presentation)

Classical Roundup – July 27th, 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.  Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy – “Chronically irritable children are often in a state of abnormally high arousal, and may seem “wired and tired.” That is, they’re agitated but exhausted.” Great Books…Great to Whom? Why It … Continue reading Classical Roundup – July 27th, 2018