Navigating Middle Earth: Creating Community in Logic School


by
Mary Clifford November 8, 2018


Presented at:
2018 SCL Annual Conference

ABSTRACT:

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 true feeling of community among the students can be challenging, particularly as a school grows in size.With over 170 students, the Geneva School of Boerne Logic Schoo has found success in cultivating community and unity through a Tolkien-themed annual celebration. This tradition fosters community and is highly anticipated by students, as well as faculty. In this session, we will explore how to create a Logic School honor code, how to use devotion groups to create fellowship across grade levels and the importance of celebrating together.


TAGS:

Classical Education Classroom Community Logic School Teaching


Resources:

Mary Clifford
Mary Clifford is a Logic School Humanities teacher at the Geneva School of Boerne. She has taught at Geneva for nine years and is a former Grammar School Paideia Award winner for excellence in teaching. She and her husband have two sons and live in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas.

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