What Is Christian Classical Education?

With classical schools popping up across the nation, it might be helpful to step back and ask a few foundational questions: Are “Christian” and “classical” basically synonymous? Is “classical” a methodology? a curriculum? a philosophy? All of the above? Does classical mean anything more than “memorization heavy education”? Recently I spent some time trying toContinue reading “What Is Christian Classical Education?”

The Problem with Audiobooks

Kids love audiobooks. Heck, parents love audiobooks! Our family has enjoyed listening to entertaining renditions of Mr. Popper’s Penguins and My Father’s Dragon on long car rides up the East coast. Many commuters have found audiobooks to be a handy way to redeem the time. Who can say no to a good audiobook? The Read-AloudContinue reading “The Problem with Audiobooks”

On Grove City College and Fostering a Liberal Arts Culture

It’s a shame when I hear people speak with lackluster tone about their Alma maters.  It’s almost as though college was a place they merely tolerated.  They put their heads down and plowed through to that graduation stage where they were granted the wages for all of their efforts: a diploma.  The classes were easyContinue reading “On Grove City College and Fostering a Liberal Arts Culture”