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Is Chemistry Classical?

This seminar will begin with a review of the relationship between the contemporary sciences and the role of the classical Seven Liberal Arts in classical and Christian schools. From there we will take a colorful and fascinating look at some ways chemistry allows us to explore truth, goodness and beauty.

Taking Your School from Good to Great

George Sanker has worked successfully at a classical school in Colorado, helping grow and improve the school over several years. In this seminar George and his team will share his current work at the Covenant School in Virginia and discuss how they are laboring to transform a broadly evangelical Christian school without a clearly defined […]

Introduction to The Quadrivium

The four liberal arts of the Quadrivium: arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music, have been central to the Western vision of education since the time of Plato and Aristotle. They provide crucial tools of learning for many other areas of study later in the curriculum. They historically undergirded the birth of modern science and had preserved […]

The Capstone Project

Signature educational programs can distinguish one school from another in markets that offer attractive options to prospective parents. At Geneva Orlando we created a program for seniors that combines a research thesis, oral defense, a comprehensive “Western Narrative” history experience, academic mentoring, symposiums with faculty, and opportunities to be invited to “Great Conversations” held in […]

CS Lewis and Latin

C.S. Lewis had a classical education and read the Greek and Latin classics throughout his life as sources of pleasure and truth, what he called “joy.”. This session will confront his discussion of the Seven Liberal Arts, his Latin Letters to Don Giovanni Calabria, and his recently published translation of Virgil’s Aeneid.

Christian and Humanist Education Part 2

Christian Humanism, the history and theory of, with a focus on the twentieth century. Starting with Paul at Mars’ Hill through the Patristic period, Birzer will briefly discuss the meaning of the liberal arts in the formation of the Christian church- through the reformation. He will then focus on a number of (mostly) Christian thinkers […]

Christian and Humanist Education Part 1

Christian Humanism, the history and theory of, with a focus on the twentieth century. Starting with Paul at Mars’ Hill through the Patristic period, Birzer will briefly discuss the meaning of the liberal arts in the formation of the Christian church- through the reformation. He will then focus on a number of (mostly) Christian thinkers […]