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. 

Virtue and Volunteerism: Why Schools Should Stop Clarifying Values and Start Instilling Virtue

Louis Markos describes what's missing in values-free modern education.

Understanding the Current Condition

Andrew Elizalde describes the mentality behind the way math is currently being taught and the resulting problems.

Truth and the Moral Imagination

Linda Dey challenges teachers to teach students to think Christianly.

Truth and the Classical Curriculum

E. Christian Kopff argues that it is the content of classical education and the truth it imparts even more than the methodology which matters.

True Confessions

Leslie Moeller discusses reading books aloud as a family and watching children analyze according to their classical education.

Transmitting the Knowledge of the Past

Jill Bergin McKinsey promotes teaching history and great books, not as isolated subjects, but as the unifying element of the curriculum.

The Three R’s of Mathematics

Success in mathematics requires a variety of skills, all of which are perfectly situated within classical Christian schools. Classical Christian educators can use God’s Word to help students develop these skills. Recognizing the good information from the bad is a key objective sought by classical educators.

The Stones Cry Out... and the Flowers...And the Birds... and the Clouds: Discovering God (and Ourselves)

Harlan Gilliam describes the nature study curriculum at Regents School of Austin and delineates its benefits.

The STEM Pipeline Meets the Trivium

E. Christian Kopff demonstrates how classical Christian education balances the language and mathematical arts.

The Socratic Method is Utterly Pagan and It's a Good Thing Too

Grant Horner advances the theological argument for the use of a pagan pedagogy.