Classical Roundup – July 13th, 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.    A PragerU five minute video that highlights the power of words.   A great video from The Academy of Classical Christian Studies about classical education and technology. A great video to help parents understand, well done, and short. … Continue reading Classical Roundup – July 13th, 2018

Socratic Method of Teaching (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. Socratic Method of Teaching William Cooper, Gloria Deo This workshop will provide instruction on the value and method of Socratic teaching and give some practical tips for how to implement this method into a variety of … Continue reading Socratic Method of Teaching (2018 Conference Presentation)

Classical Roundup – July 6th, 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.    Socratic Circles are a high school debate technique where students wrestle with ideas, rather than each other. Former Director of Education Matt Bianco gives tips for leading Socratic circles of any size.   How Can We Tweet to … Continue reading Classical Roundup – July 6th, 2018

Visual Competence: Training Children to See as an Artist in the Grammar Stage (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/. Visual Competence: Training Children to See as an Artist in the Grammar Stage Nicole Potter By teaching the principles of design through the biblical framework of beauty, students … Continue reading Visual Competence: Training Children to See as an Artist in the Grammar Stage (2018 Conference Presentation)

Classical Roundup – June 29th, 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.    Another great video from The Academy of Classical Christian Studies that covers the goal of education. High quality and spot on content.    “What is the main thing?” A post for mothers Although a Mother’s Day post, it … Continue reading Classical Roundup – June 29th, 2018

Christian Principles for Socratic Discussion (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/. Christian Principles for Socratic Discussion Jacob Allee, Classical School of Wichita In this workshop, we will examine the purpose of Socratic discussion and the methods to employ in … Continue reading Christian Principles for Socratic Discussion (2018 Conference Presentation)

Classical Roundup – June 22nd, 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.  All New Things Another great video from The Academy of Classical Christian Studies that covers the goal of education. High quality and spot on content.   Christin Education for the Whole Person James K. A. Smith with a short … Continue reading Classical Roundup – June 22nd, 2018