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Articles tagged Classical Educator

My Dog, the Classical Educator

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by Tobin
Wednesday, 22 January, 2014
categories: Classical Christian Education
My dog is getting old. When I visited my family at Christmastime he ran up to me, unsteadily, as if somehow the back half of him was drunk, and I saw the hair in his ears had turned white. I was raised around dogs and it is always sad when one dies, but my relationship...
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What is the Difference Between Classical and Conventional Education?

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by Andrew
Friday, 08 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
The heart of the difference between classical and conventional education is not in curriculum or teaching methods, though those are effected. The heart of the issue is in goals and beliefs. Our practices often entangle us so much that we cannot get back to the things...
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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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