Classical Roundup – August 17th, 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.  Wait and Go on the 30 – Now that summer is in full swing, I want to encourage you to give yourself (and your children) a rest.  Go to the pool; play in the sprinklers; hang a bird feeder … Continue reading Classical Roundup – August 17th, 2018

Classical Roundup – June 15th, 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.    Classical Conversations gives us five easy, fun, and enriching activities to do with your kids over the summer or during the school year.   Wait and Go on the 30 “Now that summer is in full swing, I … Continue reading Classical Roundup – June 15th, 2018

Loosen Your Bow Strings

By Jenni Carey, School of the Ozarks I am currently taking a class over the writings of Herodotus and Thucydides.[1] Along with the enjoyment of reading Herodotus’s unique narrative style (a delightful mix of literature, poetry, geographical description, and historical events) I am finding nuggets of wisdom and truth, quite valuable to those of us trying to survive in the world of classical Christian education … Continue reading Loosen Your Bow Strings

In Support of Rest

“These are my favorite days,” I whispered to my daughter as we watched her siblings from the back porch, “—careening down the slide on cardboard boxcars, digging in the rocks with dinosaurs, reading a book under the umbrella. Don’t forget moments like these—they’re shaping you, whether you realize it or not.” I’m convinced we need more of this:  days without schedules, hours without plans, moments … Continue reading In Support of Rest