Colleen Dong discusses the rhetorical lens that can be applied to lessons surrounding fiction and will give intentional questions to ask and discussions to employ in order to prime the pump for future rhetorical analyses.
June 16, 2016
Patti Chesney explores best teaching practices to develop and maximize the bene ts of a growth mindset in teaching mathematics.
Bryce Carlisle gives a brief overview of the history and key ideas behind argument mapping, and will be practically oriented to equip teachers with a useful tool for helping their high school—aged students develop critical thinking and argumentation skills.
Christopher Benson leads a slow reading of Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.”
Heather Arabie provides an overview of the “why and how” of teaching children to read in the Grammar grades.
Robert Woods discusses Adler’s Three Pillars as a pedagogical tool.
Christopher Perrin considers Highet’s contention that teaching is an art and contrast it to the scienti c, technical approach of so much of modern education.
Ken Myers will discuss how a more deliberately Christocentric account of reason ought to inform the shape of teaching in Christian schools.
Ken Myers will argue that we can and should be more thoroughly Christian in our public presence, and describe how education can prepare our children for faithful public witness in a deliberately post-Christian society.
John Scholl examines Jesus’ teaching methods, in particular his practice of discipleship, his use of stories and parables, and his skillful deployment of questions.