Reading Time: < 1 minute 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.
Reading Time: < 1 minute John Scholl examines Jesus’ teaching methods, in particular his practice of discipleship, his use of stories and parables, and his skillful deployment of questions.
Must Academic Rigor Lead to Rigor Mortis? How to Engage Your Students Through Classical Methods and Active Participation
Reading Time: 2 minutes Allison Jackson discusses how to engage students through classical methods.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Robert Ingram discusses what our leadership would look like if we practiced the “Harpooner’s Calm.”
Reading Time: < 1 minute John Heaton discusses the influence of technology in the classroom.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Christine Godwin presents the benefits of integrative teaching, offer practical advice on how to achieve alignment (drawn from our own experience working together), and conclude with some principles for successful collaboration across disciplines.
Triangulating Community Outreach, Parent Education, and Professional Development: The Great Conversations Series at Covenant Classical School as a Case Study
Reading Time: < 1 minute Marcus Foster discusses how seminars, lectures, and reading groups hosted at CCS have attempted to draw parents, teachers, and even their friends beyond our immediate school community together in a positive experience of our school’s classical, Christian curriculum and pedagogy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Jeremiah Forshey models and discuss the benefits of opening the first day of a humanities class with an excerpt of Lewis’s essay, “On the Reading of Old Books.”