Classical Roundup – August 24th, 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. 

8 Ways to Make Your Backyard Bigger – Do you reluctantly envision a summer spent indoors, in front of a screen, just to keep the dreaded, “I’m bored” at bay? You are not alone. We have researched a few ways, based on the Charlotte Mason method, to make your backyard bigger this summer.

 

7 Ways to Find Success for Yourself and Your Kids Through Deep Work – While most of us understand that social media and other online activities cut into our ability to do good work, high-tech gadgets and constant connectivity to the web have become so common that it seems hard to imagine life without them. In a recent popular business book Deep Work, Cal Newport offers some ways to reduce the noise of these distractions and enhance our ability to do valuable and meaningful work.

 

Embracing a classical education – An old article from the Washington Post. ““Classical” education aims to include instruction on the virtues and a love of truth, goodness and beauty in ordinary lesson plans. Students learn the arts, sciences and literature starting with classical Greek and Roman sources.”

 

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