Why are You on the Bench? A Look into the Trivium Applied to the Field of Sports by Scott McElvain and Kyle Rapinchuk Today is the day. August 17, 2017. The first day of year six at School of the Ozarks. It’s like opening day—the anticipation building over the off-season months, the preparation and practice that have gone into a good performance, and now it’s … Continue reading Why are you on the bench?
I had the opportunity to interview Jacob Russell, a 2015 graduate of School of the Ozarks, about the impact classical Christian education had on his life. SM: What was the most impactful book, project, or paper that you experienced at school and why was that? JR: In Christian Worldview II we read a book called Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton and wrote a series of … Continue reading An Interview with Jacob Russell (Portrait of a Graduate Series)
A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Great Audio Library – AmongstLovelyThings.com has a great post with many worthwhile classical Christian education lectures. This is a beneficial link for hours of good listening from great classical speakers. Ten Pedagogical Essentials – A well-done, comprehensive PDF … Continue reading Nexus Notes–July 28, 2017
A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Bill Carey on Classical Math A short video describing what a classical rhetoric math class should look like—and it is not a cookbook model! Base Camp Live Podcast Check out a new podcast series from Davies Owens … Continue reading Nexus Notes–July 21, 2017
Six years ago, Justin Timberlake starred in one of his first leading roles in a major motion picture, In Time. This movie tells the story of a young man in a futuristic world that has figured out how to use time as a currency. All humans stop aging at 25 but have a clock that counts down to the time of their death. Instead of … Continue reading In Time
A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. Ancient Future Education Great short video presentation by Davies Owens on Classical Christian education. Davies gives a brief summation of education the last 100 years, explains how it has affected us, and then details how classical Christian education … Continue reading Nexus Notes–June 16, 2017
Change The World For The Better “This is the way that liberal education prepares young people to meet the world: by presenting for their consideration the deepest human thinking about living well, and by giving them a training ground for putting their considered beliefs about living well into practice. Four years of this work allows them to hit the ground running when they land in … Continue reading Nexus Notes–June 2, 2017