Fostering Cultural Harmony Among the Student Body

by Brandon Shuman November 9, 2018

In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus told his disciples, “You know that those who are considered rulers over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant” (Mark 10:42-43). In […]

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Navigating Middle Earth: Creating Community in Logic School

by Mary Clifford November 8, 2018

Logic School is often viewed as just a bridge between the Grammar and Rhetoric years, but these years are a time of great change and growth for students. Enriching these years with a true sense of community among the students is essential to a successful Logic School. However, creating a sense of belonging and a […]

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Students are People Too

by Matt Bianco July 21, 2017

Assuming students are lazy, disinterested, and rebellious are among the easiest assumptions teachers can make. Where we would excuse our own behavior because of a lack of sleep, food, or other comforts, we do not for our students. If the Good Life is to live up to our fullest human potential, how much of that […]

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Webinar: Triangulating Community Outreach, Parent Education, and Professional Development

by Marcus Foster September 14, 2016

This webinar was led by Mr. Marcus Foster, Languages Department Chair at Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth, TX, on “Triangulating Community Outreach, Parent Education, and Professional Development: The Great Conversation Series at Covenant Classical School.” The webinar developed the Great Conversations Series at Covenant Classical School as a case study. Specifically, we looked at how seminars, lectures, […]

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90 Days, 90 Dads: Finding Meaningful Connection and Insights from Parents in a Growing School

by Davies Owens June 28, 2015

As any school grows in age and numbers there is an increasing risk of parents having less understanding and appreciation for classical Christian education. Parents with a weak understanding of what differentiates a classical Christian school from other choices are more vulnerable to the larger culture and less prepared to create home environments that are […]

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The Essential Head of School Toolbox

by Keith Nix June 28, 2015

A seminar for heads, and potential heads, that will explore best practices and tools of the trade that will help you shine as you wear your various “hats” as the head of school. There will be plenty of Q & A so don’t hesitate to bring your questions.

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Increasing the Effectiveness of Your School’s Small Development Shop

by Jason Lewis June 28, 2015

Schools with fewer than 500 students often have a difficult time identifying and cultivating donors who can make transformative gifts. Conventional approaches to high capacity fundraising often assume large development budgets and layers of fundraising activities that smaller schools simply can’t sustain. In this workshop, participants will discover how community alignment, hiring decisions, shared leadership […]

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Encouraging Unity in the Body of Christ: Framing Science Discussions While Seeing Through a Glass, Darkly

by Allison Jackson June 28, 2015

Christians may disagree about the details of ‘how’ and ‘when,’ but for our discussions we agree on this foundational doctrine: 1) Encourage a respectful discussion within the body of Christ and with those outside Christianity 2) Recognize that both strict naturalists who dismiss supernaturalism and strict adherents to certain secondary doctrines within Christianity can squelch […]

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Who’s Missing From Your School

by Russ Gregg June 28, 2015

We know that our schools spread a daily feast of classical, God glorifying education. Are there any people in your city missing from the table? Come and hear how an emerging movement of schools are welcoming the children of urban poor families to “taste and see”. How could your school get in on the surprising […]

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Building Community with Cardboard

by Jason Edwards June 28, 2015

Board games have been played since antiquity, enjoyed a late twentieth century renaissance in Europe, and are now rapidly growing in popularity in the United States. Though largely misunderstood stateside, knowledge of modern games suggests that if incorporated wisely, they may prove quite valuable for students, teachers, and parents alike. This seminar will explore the […]

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Cross-Cultural Community and Human Formation

by Jesse Hake June 25, 2013

“Human Formation within an Intercultural Learning Community” will outline the value of taking classical education into cities, with their naturally cross-cultural settings. Christian formation happens most effectively within such contexts. Through real-world anecdotes from Logos Academy in York, PA and the application of ideas from James K.A. Smith, this seminar will share successful approaches for […]

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Building a Healthy School Community

by Rod Gilbert June 10, 2013

A vibrant classical school must also be a vibrant community of teachers, parents, students, administrators and school supporters. Weaving and building a meaningful community of all these people is an art that requires ongoing effort, planning, assessment and adaptation. It also requires that love animates all our relationships and professional interchange. In this seminar we […]

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Greeks, Geeks, and Cleats- Advancing the Classical Model

by Beck Brydon June 3, 2012

A vibrant athletic program is a co-curricular and essential to the advancement of a classical model school, and provides discipleship opportunities that the classroom cannot. come hear how Regents School of Austin’s “Theology of Sport” is instrumental to the execution of a healthy, right-prioritized athletic department that strengthens the school’s community.

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