Nexus Notes–October 13, 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. Socratic Teaching – Dr. Grant Horner displays a great example of Socratic teaching within the classroom. The Power of Story: Perfect for Children, Dangerous for Adults – Matt Bianco on the power of storytelling. Geronimo, Amen – Fantastic … Continue reading Nexus Notes–October 13, 2017

Nexus Notes–October 6, 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. Vision of the Good Life – Great video from Craig Dunham of Petra Academy addressing human flourishing and what the vision of the “Good Life” is. K-12 then to College – Who made this up? Does it even … Continue reading Nexus Notes–October 6, 2017

Nexus Notes–September 22, 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. Philippians 1:9–11 // Learn to Delight in Excellence – John Piper dissecting Philippians passage in his series Look at the Book. “Our neighborhoods need men and women who delight in beauty not pornography, excellence not crudity, Christ and … Continue reading Nexus Notes–September 22, 2017

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