Photos From Students’ Master Class With The Bach Collegium, And Follow-Up Listens

This Friday Redeemer Classical students, their families, and friends enjoyed a music demonstration by the Bach Collegium. Ensemble members introduced and demonstrated their instruments, answered questions, then performed a selection of Bach pieces. Several of these instruments were period Baroque instruments children wouldn't encounter at a typical orchestra or other classical concert. The kids (and parents!) enjoyed their … Continue reading Photos From Students’ Master Class With The Bach Collegium, And Follow-Up Listens

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Professor Explains Why Students Should Write With Their Hands Instead Of Keyboards

Emory University English professor Mark Bauerlein is a long-time cultural critic, as a senior editor of the First Things journal and author of numerous reports and books about the state of American culture and education. One of his recent essays argues that parents and teachers of students who struggle to write should unplug their kids … Continue reading Professor Explains Why Students Should Write With Their Hands Instead Of Keyboards

Who Spends Less Time Outside Each Day: Prison Inmates Or Kids?

You can probably guess the answer to that question simply because it's being asked. But watch the two-minute video to know for sure. Also notice how the inmates' yard and cells, if the barbed wire were removed, look similar to many U.S. schools: square cinderblock, long halls, metal doors, chain link fence. Thank building codes … Continue reading Who Spends Less Time Outside Each Day: Prison Inmates Or Kids?

How Hoosiers Can Save $1,000 Or More On Private Tuition

How we use the resources God has given us demonstrates our priorities and habits. It can be humbling to discover or reveal those to others. But examining it is important for good stewardship of the gifts God has entrusted each of us. This task is important, not just for itself, but especially when it deeply … Continue reading How Hoosiers Can Save $1,000 Or More On Private Tuition

How Christ’s Work Of Salvation Frees You From Your Deepest Parenting Fears

Over at the blog Sister, Daughter, Mother, Wife, mother of four Alison Andreasen writes about a pressure common to mothers: The feeling that if you don't do everything for your family with your own two hands, you are a failure. Here's Alison: What was my ideal, you ask? It was that mom should do all the … Continue reading How Christ’s Work Of Salvation Frees You From Your Deepest Parenting Fears

Humans’ Chief Responsibility ‘Is the Acceptance or Rejection of Ideas’

...children should be taught, as they become mature enough to understand such teaching, that the chief responsibility which rests on them as persons is the acceptance or rejection of ideas. To help them in this choice we give them principles of conduct, and a wide range of the knowledge fitted to them. These principles should save children … Continue reading Humans’ Chief Responsibility ‘Is the Acceptance or Rejection of Ideas’

How To Get An Unlimited $100 Tuition Rebate For Student Referrals

We are now offering a $100 tuition rebate for student referrals. Details: $100 will be deducted from the referring family's 2018-19 tuition for each student they refer whose family applies for 2018-19 enrollment. There is no limit to this rebate, up to a full tuition discount. Both currently enrolled Redeemer families and those not currently enrolled … Continue reading How To Get An Unlimited $100 Tuition Rebate For Student Referrals

‘Educated For The Short Term’ Versus Educated For Eternity

"Literature and history, those two great branches of human learning, records of human behavior, human thought, are less and less valued by the young, and by educators, too. Yet from them one may learn how to be a citizen and a human being. We may learn how to look at ourselves, and at the society … Continue reading ‘Educated For The Short Term’ Versus Educated For Eternity

Susan Wise Bauer On ‘Rethinking School’ In A Spiritually Starved Culture

In the Circe Institute's latest Forma podcast, host Andrew Kern talks with classical education guru Susan Wise Bauer about her forthcoming latest book, "Rethinking School." In that book, Bauer argues that the United States' education system is a poor fit for many children and helps parents think through how to make schooling work for their … Continue reading Susan Wise Bauer On ‘Rethinking School’ In A Spiritually Starved Culture

See What Students Are Doing In Art Class Lately

In a recent art class, Redeemer Classical students studied, then worked to replicate in sculpture, a painting by famous American artist Winslow Homer, "The Fog Warning." Here is the painting below. Students studied and discussed the painting, then learned some basics about sculpture with instructor Meghan Schultz. Here are some of their creations. If you're … Continue reading See What Students Are Doing In Art Class Lately