Nexus Notes–September 15, 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. Weaving Math into a Classical Curriculum – Bill Carey from InsideClassicalEd.com gives helpful insight into a classical math curriculum and how it fits in with other subjects. 8 Ideas for Cultivating a Culture of Memory in the Classroom … Continue reading Nexus Notes–September 15, 2017

Technology: Nexus Notes–September 8, 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. Connected, but Alone – TED Talk – One of the best TED talks that I have heard in a long time. Sherry Turkle gives a profound insight into some of the dangers that social media and the internet … Continue reading Technology: Nexus Notes–September 8, 2017

Habits: Nexus Notes–September 1, 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. Habits Week 8 Habits of Every Great Student – An excellent compilation of habits for students by some of the most well-known classical Christian educators. My 7 Least Productive Habits – A great list by Mark Dance of … Continue reading Habits: Nexus Notes–September 1, 2017

A Review of Wordsmithy by Douglas Wilson

I do not think books about writing are supposed to make you laugh. They are expected to be boring and monotonous. Douglas Wilson’s book entitled Wordsmithy is entirely different from my composition textbook readings of my past. This book inspires you to endear and explore further the English language and how to use it. It is evident from the beginning that he is one who … Continue reading A Review of Wordsmithy by Douglas Wilson

An Interview with Fiona Hubbard (Portrait of a Graduate Series)

I had the opportunity to interview Fiona Hubbard, a 2016 graduate of School of the Ozarks, about the impact classical Christian education had on her life. SM: What was the most impactful book, project, or paper that you experienced at school and why was that? FH: Perhaps the most impactful project that I completed while in high school was during junior year, when my Christian … Continue reading An Interview with Fiona Hubbard (Portrait of a Graduate Series)

Why are you on the bench?

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?

An Interview with Jacob Russell (Portrait of a Graduate Series)

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)