Welcome to The SCL Journal
The SCL for years has published a robust quarterly journal covering a wide array of topics within CCE. As of now the SCL has stopped publishing a physical journal. Rest assured The SCL Journal will return! Until then, explore the archives below and check back for more updates as we continue to expand our resources and value to our members.
We Can’t Teach the Bible and Theology Like We Used To
Nicholas Perrin challenges us to see God’s Word as it is – a story.
Book Review: Beauty for Truth’s Sake
Matthew West reviews Stratford Caldecott’s Beauty for Truth’s Sake: On The Re-Enchantment of Education.
Making Delightful Sense of Knowing (Ad)Ventures, Part II
Esther Lightcap Meek explores Michael Polanyi’s ideas about knowing and shows how understanding these can make us better teachers.
Truth and the Moral Imagination
Linda Dey challenges teachers to teach students to think Christianly.
Apprenticing Adults Through Middle School Lit
Linda Dey explores middle school literature as an opportunity for apprenticing young adults.
A Siren Song: The Promises of Digital Technology in the Classroom
Steven Breedlove examines the claims about how the iPad enhances education and finds them wanting.
Why Can’t They All Be Rhetoric Students?
Charles Evans argues for an early introduction to the canons of rhetoric.
The Liberal Arts and Human Flourishing
Kevin Clark asserts that the liberal arts are essential because they cultivate moral judgment, common sense, and taste.
Cultivating the Affections
Peter H. Vande Brake defines this issue’s topic and encourages educators to steer students’ desires in the right direction.
How Shall We Then Think? Recent Books on Education and the Ends of Knowledge
Ken Myers explores what to read now on education and knowledge.
Only Obedience is Real
Should schools be focusing on spiritual development? Rob Shelton examines the question.
Gravitas: The Lost Art of Taking School Seriously
Cheryl Lowe asserts that K-2 should be seen as the years to teach basic skills which prepare students for the three stages of the Trivium.