Jonathan Edwards as Teacher Affecting Children’s Hearts and Minds

Stephanie Boss explores Jonathan Edwards' pedagogical methods and how to implement them to engage the affections of children.
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Jonathan Edwards, the great pastor and theologian, was also a master teacher. Far from the rote-only education he received, he recognized that children needed to fully grasp what they were learning, and employed various methods to ensure their understanding. In this session, we will explore his influences, pedagogies, techniques and habits. is session will also compare similar classical methods, especially in the area of reading comprehension. Join us to be inspired by how Edwards’ methods can engage the a affections of the whole child.

Stephanie Boss

Stephanie teaches 5th grade at Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth, Texas. She has taught 5th grade for 14 years, 12 of which have been in classical Christian education. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Louisiana Tech University and a master’s degree in religious education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has a strong love of literature and enjoys sharing this love with her students. Stephanie and her husband, Rob, have two grown daughters, both of whom graduated from Covenant.