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Articles tagged Christian Classical Education

"Silent Cal" Speaks

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by Ruth
Monday, 07 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Calvin Coolidge’s father, a notary, administered the oath of office to our thirtieth president in their home when President Harding suddenly died. They had neither electricity nor telephone, so that night when the news arrived at the telegraph station, the operator had...
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Classical Education Is like Making a Cheesecake

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by Lisa
Friday, 13 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
I recently asked a group of young children at Foundations Orientation if they wanted to learn how to make cheesecake. Always ready for an adventure and primed to have snack time sooner rather than later, they enthusiastically agreed. “So, what do we need to get started...
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How to Ask Better Questions (and Why It Matters)

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by Jen
Thursday, 05 September, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
Why is it so difficult to ask good questions? This year, I have been part of a team working on Leigh Bortins’ forthcoming book, The Question: Teaching Your Child the Essentials of Classical Education. Leigh’s book is a survival guide for homeschooling through junior...
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Truth or Consequences: On Practicality

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by Andrew
Thursday, 29 August, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
It was twenty years ago this fall that I plunged wholeheartedly and somewhat heedlessly into Christian classical education when some comrades and I started Providence Academy in Green Bay, WI. Since then, I have been hearing repeatedly the very sensible call for a...
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The Missing Pieces of Public Education

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by Jonathan
Thursday, 11 April, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
This article is modified from sections from the newly-released book MicroSecession: Simple Ways to Liberate Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community from Government Idiocy. When people think of the word “education,” usually the first thing that pops into their minds...
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