Join Drink ‘N Think Discussions On C.S. Lewis This Fall

This past spring semester, we hosted biweekly evening discussions based on lectures from Hillsdale College's online Shakespeare course, paired with delicious wine selections from Wine Time. Thanks to the positive reaction, we'll do it again this fall, based on the results of a recent survey. As before, the discussions will be free and open to … Continue reading Join Drink ‘N Think Discussions On C.S. Lewis This Fall

Our Headmaster On How Learning To Memorize Can Transform Your Life

At our spring recitation day, school Headmaster Nathaniel Pullmann gave his own recitation bookended by observations about the power of memory. You can watch or listen to the video of his 10-minute talk below. Apologies for the audio and video jostling. This was recorded by a mother listening with a baby on her lap. That's … Continue reading Our Headmaster On How Learning To Memorize Can Transform Your Life

Watch: Explosive PBS Report On How Phonics Prevents Learning-Disabled Diagnoses

Four out of five of the children labeled "learning disabled" are placed in that category due to dyslexia diagnosis. And learning-disability diagnoses have steadily increased in the past several decades, especially for non-physical disabilities. But, as a recent PBS report shows, most dyslexic children are not actually brain-impaired (although a minority are). What has handicapped … Continue reading Watch: Explosive PBS Report On How Phonics Prevents Learning-Disabled Diagnoses

Help Us Expand Our Playground And Classrooms On June 29

This summer we have many school building and playground updates planned, and we need all the help we can get to make them happen. We're preparing another classroom (or two), finishing up the school library's collection, building exciting new things on the playground, and doing basic repairs and updates. You can help by donating to … Continue reading Help Us Expand Our Playground And Classrooms On June 29

Public School Leaders: We’ve Created A National Reading Crisis

"Research has documented what works to get kids to read, yet those evidence-based reading practices appear to be missing from most classrooms," write three public school administrators in a recent issue of Education Week, a prominent industry publication. "Systemic failures have left educators overwhelmingly unaware of the research on how kids learn to read," they … Continue reading Public School Leaders: We’ve Created A National Reading Crisis

If You Are A Christian, ‘Everything Will Change’ About Education

John Senior founded a world-renowned university humanities program at the University of Kansas that thrived in the 1970s. In his book, "The Restoration of Christian Culture," Senior writes the following: Not to have a college at all would mean an ignorance of many things, but to have a college in which the faculty and students … Continue reading If You Are A Christian, ‘Everything Will Change’ About Education