Effective Teaching

by Lynn Gilpin June 2009

Every teacher wants students to learn. Attend this workshop to learn how to present knowledge in the way it produces learning. Learn to teach with the grain of the child to reach your classroom goals.

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Classroom Learning Teaching

Can you Prove it? Ed School Research vs. Classical Education

by Christian Kopff June 2009

Can classical educators provide education school researchers and administrators with the kind of social science research they say they want to authenticate the value of classical education? This seminar will provide some examples of relevant research, but will go on to develop the idea that the defense of classical education should rest on historical and […]

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Classical Education Educators Teachers

Student Spiritual Formation

by Eric Cook June 2009

Forming Christ in our students. Putting the “Christian” in “Christian Classical.” What does it mean to truly be a Christian School? Eric explores the challenges of spiritual formation within a school setting and offers some modest suggestions for implementation.

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Christianity Classical Education Faith Teachers

Leisure and Experience: Recovering the Schole in School

by Erin Davis-Valdez June 2009

Alfred Nock once noted that the result, if not the purpose, of a classical education is an experience mind. Such a mind is also, not incidentally, a disciplined one. Rigor and discipline are part of the process, but they are not the summum bonum. Rather, we wish our our students to acquire the faculty of […]

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Classical Education Education Learning

The Way of The Lady Part 1

by Evan Wilson June 2009

When it comes to being a christian gentleman or lady, we would want to know something other than external behavior. Christian schools have a tendency to produce what Christ describes as “Whitewashed Tombs” or, as Evan Wilson warns, “One is not what one must pretend to be.” Through Evan’s seminars (The Mojo Oracles and The […]

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Behavior Character Classical Education Teaching

The Way of The Lady Part 2

by Evan Wilson June 2009

When it comes to being a christian gentleman or lady, we would want to know something other than external behavior. Christian schools have a tendency to produce what Christ describes as “Whitewashed Tombs” or, as Evan Wilson warns, “One is not what one must pretend to be.” Through Evan’s seminars (The Mojo Oracles and The […]

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Behavior Character Classical Education Teachers

The Word of The Gentleman Part 2

by Evan Wilson June 2009

When it comes to being a Christian gentleman or lady, we should want to know something other than external behavior. Christian schools have a tendency to produce what Christ describes as “whitewashed tombs” or, as Evan Wilson warns,  “One is not what one must pretend to be.” Through Evan’s seminars (The Mojo Oracles and The […]

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Behavior Character Classical Education Teachers

The Word of the Gentleman – Part 1

by Evan Wilson June 2009

When it comes to being a Christian gentleman or lady, we should want to know something other than external behavior. Christian schools have a tendency to produce what Christ describes as “whitewashed tombs” or, as Evan Wilson warns,  “One is not what one must pretend to be.” Through Evan’s seminars (The Mojo Oracles and The […]

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Behavior Classical Education Teachers

That Hideous Strength: The Abolition of Man in Pictures

by Linda Dey June 2009

What are the connections between these two great Lewis works? Explore how one informs the other and what we need to learn from both.

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C.S. Lewis Classical Education Reading

How to Teach Classically

by Lynn Gilpin June 2009

What distinguishes a “classical” teacher? What teaching habits do you need to change or to develop to enable you to transmit the riches of a classical curriculum to your students? This informative workshop will invigorate your teaching and enliven your classroom.

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Classical Education Students Teaching

Get Your Students Reading

by Mary Poole June 2009

This seminar will offer ways for teachers to encourage students to increase their recreational reading in grades 3-6. These students have learned the skills needed to read. But now need the opportunity to experience the wide world of literature. Ideas for encouraging students reading will be shared such as unique book reports, class book sharing, […]

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Literature Reading Students Teachers

The Beauty of Teaching Music Classically

by Nancy Love June 2009

Ms. Love explains how to encourage all ages of students to hear, understand, and personalize great works. She outlines how to provide the necessary historic, scientific, and thematic context before listening to a piece. Ms. Love demonstrates how to use a variety of methods to understand music including audio/visual pattern recognition and “The Art of […]

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Classical Education Fine Arts Music Teachers

A Cord of Three Strands – The Team Around a Leader is Critical

by Ray Blunt June 2009

This seminar looks at how a community of colleagues, supporters, and followers helps to sustain the faith and persistence of a person in life and in leadership, encouraging and helping to achieve far more together than any one “heroic” individual could ever accomplish alone including lessons in how to lead and forge a great team.

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Classical Education Leadership Teachers

Curricular Planning From the Top Down

by Robert Littlejohn June 2009

Top down (12-K) Curricular planning. This session will address the need for curriculum planning to “Begin with the end in view.” What outcomes do we want for our graduates? What knowledge, skills and virtues are essential for a graduate to reap the full benefits of the education that our mission claims to offer? We will […]

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Lesson Planning Planning Students Teachers

Tools for Teacher Evaluation

by Robert Littlejohn June 2009

Performance evaluation is usually an uncomfortable experience for educators, but, when educators help design a process that drives improvement and leads to better learning, everyone benefits. This session describes such a process, and provides examples of survey instruments and data summaries that form the basis for positive formative assessment of teaching and learning.

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Evaluation Learning Teachers Teaching