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International Study Finds Tech Use In Schools Sinks Achievement By Half A Letter Grade

The Organisation for International Cooperation and Development's members are the world's most advanced economies. It conducts international tests every three years known as PISA, or the Programme for International Student Assessment. Typically, U.S. students rank in the bottom half of these tests of reading, science, and math skills. The latest PISA results also found something … Continue reading International Study Finds Tech Use In Schools Sinks Achievement By Half A Letter Grade

New Nature Study Format This School Year

To better fit into our school day, nature study this year will be on Fridays at 11:15 a.m. Homeschool families who join us for nature study are welcome to stay afterwards for our weekly all-school picnic lunch.  This year, nature study will be closely tied to our science curriculum, Zoology 2, focusing on experiments and observations … Continue reading New Nature Study Format This School Year

Enrollment Doubles For Third Year In A Row; Library Soon Open To Public

Fort Wayne’s new classical school is flourishing, and about to open its library to the public this fall. Redeemer Classical School volunteers have been working for two years to gather, clean, catalog, and organize several thousand classic works, with a focus on the “golden age of children’s literature” from the 1940s through the 1980s. During … Continue reading Enrollment Doubles For Third Year In A Row; Library Soon Open To Public

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