Pre-Conference: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 6 (J. Gibbs)

by Josh Gibbs December 10, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Pre-Conference: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 5 (J. Gibbs)

by Josh Gibbs December 4, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Pre-Conference: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 4 (J. Gibbs)

by Josh Gibbs December 4, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Pre-Conference: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 3 (J. Gibbs)

by Josh Gibbs November 28, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Pre-Conference Session: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 2 (J. Gibbs)

by Pre-Conference Session: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 2 (J. Gibbs) November 28, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Pre-Conference Session: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics- Part 1 (J. Gibbs)

by Josh Gibbs November 28, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Pre-Conference Session: Explaining and Teaching Virtue to Baptized Skeptics (A. Smith)

by Andrew Smith November 28, 2018

Classical teachers face an uphill battle. They help students cultivate virtue despite the fact that many Christians do not believe that cultivating virtue is important. Rather, many American Christians believe that gaining virtue is an unnecessary concern of delusional Christians who don’t understand that salvation is by grace alone. The Christian teacher needs both a […]

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Time to Mind: A Story of “Much, Not Many” and Logic School Flourishing

by Brett Tohlen November 9, 2018

Because learning is “slow, effortful, and uncertain,” the Classical principle of “much, not many” shapes a program at all levels – classroom culture, pedagogical structure, curriculum and scheduling – to provide time for students to know and love.

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Rhetoric at Your School: Centerpiece or Add-On?

by Andrew Smith November 9, 2018

More than likely, your school views its Rhetoric program as a distinctive. It is an aspect of your school that sets it apart from other schools in your geographic community and it is something that allows your constituencies to rest assured that you really are offering a Classical curriculum. But can you say in all […]

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The Common Topics: Threads That Hold the Verbal Arts Together

by Andrew Smith November 9, 2018

The verbal arts are related to one another, particularly through the means by which we teach them. Since the verbal arts are skills, not terminating subjects, they are taught throughout the curriculum. But as we focus on teaching them singularly, how can we do so in a way that most naturally leads to teaching the […]

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Using Primary Sources to Teach History at the Grammar Stage

by Barbara Seidle November 9, 2018

Many teachers at the Grammar stage feel intimidated by teaching history and wonder if there is a way to make it more interesting. Introducing primary sources into your history curriculum will help your students understand and engage history in deep and meaningful ways. Participants will learn how to add flavor to their history curriculum using […]

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Art Through the Humanities

by Cathye Price November 9, 2018

In a strong Classical education, it can be difficult to find the time and place for a rigorous focus on the arts. Many classical schools seek to integrate their subjects, weaving content between the disciplines. Although we celebrate a rich history of integrating subjects in order to address and train the whole intellect, teaching the […]

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The Enchanted Cosmos: Mathematics Among the Liberal Arts

by Ravi Jain November 9, 2018

This session will introduce a curriculum and pedagogy for mathematics grounded in the Classical Christian tradition. It will give special attention to 7th through 12th Grades (or pre-algebra through calculus), though many topics will be of interest to K-6 teachers. This classical approach, which is under active development for release through Classical Academic Press, will […]

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Studying Rhetoric for College Success: How the Study of Classical Rhetoric Can Prepare Students to Excel in Higher Education (cont’d)

by Joelle Hodge November 9, 2018

Rhetoric seeks to prepare students to “observe all the available means” of persuasion, enabling them to more easily master every kind of writing from analytical reports to argumentative essays. Sadly, many high school educators seek only to have their students write longer papers with long lists of resources and citations, calling that “higher-level” work. The […]

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Studying Rhetoric for College Success: How the Study of Classical Rhetoric Can Prepare Students to Excel in Higher Education

by Joelle Hodge November 9, 2018

Rhetoric seeks to prepare students to “observe all the available means” of persuasion, enabling them to more easily master every kind of writing from analytical reports to argumentative essays. Sadly, many high school educators seek only to have their students write longer papers with long lists of resources and citations, calling that “higher-level” work. The […]

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Classical Education Classroom Curriculum Learning Rhetoric Strategies Teaching Writing