Upper Rhetoric Testing Strategies

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Upper Rhetoric Testing Strategies Over my years of teaching junior and senior humanities classes, I came to realize that my approach to assessment, while objective and accurate in some ways, was far more suited to the … Continue reading Upper Rhetoric Testing Strategies

My Top 5 Books of 2018 (Scott McElvain)

This year’s selection is taken from a stack of fewer books read due to the extensive selective reading that I have done for my doctoral studies. However, these five books I have found to be challenging and beneficial for me and my growth. 5 Voices: How to Communicate Effectively with Everyone You Lead & 5 Gears: How to Be Present and Productive When There is … Continue reading My Top 5 Books of 2018 (Scott McElvain)

Nexus Notes – December 1st, 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. The Exponential Growth of Classical Christian Education – The Gospel Coalition earlier this year produced an article detailing the growth of Classical Education. Informative and helpful. Ancient Future Education – Davies Owens gives a 15 talk at the … Continue reading Nexus Notes – December 1st, 2017

A Review of Classical Me, Classical Thee by Rebekah Merkle

Reviewed by Kyle Rapinchuk In Classical Me, Classical Thee, Rebekah Merkle has written a winsome explanation and defense of classical Christian education for students currently enrolled in a classical Christian school. Of course, the book is wonderful for educators and parents as well, but Merkle knows her audience well and does not depart from a focused conversation with that audience. And this ought to surprise … Continue reading A Review of Classical Me, Classical Thee by Rebekah Merkle