Handwriting in the Pre Polly and Polly Stage

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Handwriting in the Pre Polly and Polly Stage Should handwriting be taught in a classical school?  If so, when and why should it be taught? How does handwriting reflect truth, beauty, and goodness? Does handwriting impact … Continue reading Handwriting in the Pre Polly and Polly Stage

Creating Literacy Through Singing

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Creating Literacy Through Singing Do you know someone who is struggling to read?  Would you like to provide them with valuable tools to unlock the gift of literacy in a fun and effective way?  This workshop … Continue reading Creating Literacy Through Singing

Art Discovery: Inquiry & Contemplation in the Classroom

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Art Discovery: Inquiry & Contemplation in the Classroom An experiential art exercise and presentation to equip the classroom teacher in guiding their class on a student-driven encounter of making connections and uncovering meaning in great works … Continue reading Art Discovery: Inquiry & Contemplation in the Classroom

Organizing the Grammar School Classroom

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Organizing the Grammar School Classroom From classroom management to organization, this session will include ideas and tips for scheduling and routines to ensure the smooth flow of each day, a peaceful and joy-filled classroom, and maximized … Continue reading Organizing the Grammar School Classroom

Profile of a Graduate – What is the Grammar Teacher’s Role (2019 Conference Presentation)

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.    Profile of a Graduate – What is the Grammar Teacher’s Role Kevin Thames, Classical School of Wichita Have you ever seen Logic or Rhetoric teachers having a conversation about teaching their students the ideas of … Continue reading Profile of a Graduate – What is the Grammar Teacher’s Role (2019 Conference Presentation)

Permanence and Progress: A Review

By Andrew Pyatt Central to the contemporary classical education movement is a profound appreciation and indebtedness to the past. This devotion to tradition contrasts with the progressivism of modern pedagogy, which views history in terms of an upward climb, an inevitable march of progress. Author and publisher for SLANT books, Gregory Wolfe, however, warns that an equally severe mistake threatens classical education. Wolfe (2017) argues … Continue reading Permanence and Progress: A Review