Are You Ready for This?

by Peter Vande Brake June 2011

This seminar is designed for first time SCL Conference attendees and for novice Christian classical teachers. The presentation will cover an introduction to Christian classical education and to the Society for Classical Learning. Suggestions will be made about how your time can best be used to get the greatest benefit from this conference experience.

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Classical Education Teachers Teaching

The Teacher’s Seminar: A School within the School

by Peter Vande Brake June 2011

In Norms and Nobility, David Hicks suggests that a classical school must have a teacher’s seminar to drive faculty improvement and to insure proper classical pedagogy. This seminar is a scheduled weekly gathering of faculty to discuss readings, questions, tests, topics for debate, teaching methods, and more. It also serves as an excellent mentoring program, […]

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Classical Education Pedagogy Strategies Teachers

A Christian Classical Paradigm for Math and Science

by Ravi Jain June 2011

Have you ever found yourself at your desk thinking, how do I teach math and science classically when they seem so modern? In this session, we will discuss how teaching using an intuitive balance of wonder, work, wisdom and worship allows us to recover the ancient categories for math and science like the quadrivium, natural […]

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Classical Education Math Science

Teaching with the Ancients

by Ravi Jain June 2011

Is “Ad Fontes’ the exclusive call of the humanities, or could mathematics and science classes profit by using primary sources as well? This session will consider the benefits and challenges of using primary sources in math and science classes and help sort out how to make them effective. We will explore how primary sources can […]

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Classical Education Mathematics Science Strategies Teaching