Paideia

By Nathan Carr Conversion being a central tenant of the Christian understanding of salvation, Plato’s description of the “repentance” of the darkened eye of the soul leading to its intended ability to later discern the world outside of the cave has the overtones that make for easy employment in the service of the church. The paideia kyriou (“instruction of the Lord”)[1] places Christ as the … Continue reading Paideia

The Often Forgotten Importance of Recess

Our school’s kindergarten through second-grade recess is insane, and I love every minute of it. Students running, throwing, jumping, kicking, and getting in quarrels all the time. Yes, you are correct, I did mention the high volume of quarrels that happen within recess and my anticipation of helping supervise this time once a week. This recess block produces more fights, disagreements, hurt feelings, and opportunities … Continue reading The Often Forgotten Importance of Recess

Classical Roundup – August 10th, 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.    Awake. Love. Think. Speak. – “To do this we must get out of ourselves and into books. Not just any books, mind you – great books. Books that have stood the test of time. Books that are imbued … Continue reading Classical Roundup – August 10th, 2018

Classical Roundup – June 22nd, 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.  All New Things Another great video from The Academy of Classical Christian Studies that covers the goal of education. High quality and spot on content.   Christin Education for the Whole Person James K. A. Smith with a short … Continue reading Classical Roundup – June 22nd, 2018

Classical Roundup – April 27th, 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.  My Son Is Very Smart – “Christ did not choose smart disciples. He chose men who could be taught” – Joshua Gibbs.   Dad the Dragon Slayer– Matt Bianco encourages Dads to help train their children to … Continue reading Classical Roundup – April 27th, 2018