A Harvard Professor On Why Studying The Humanities Is Essential To A Good Life

"[T]he humanists inspired by Petrarch and later Erasmus and Thomas More saw themselves as helping to rebuild Christendom by returning it to its ancient roots. They believed the study of classical languages and literatures, neglected in the Middle Ages (a period concept they invented), could improve character and create a love for wisdom and true … Continue reading A Harvard Professor On Why Studying The Humanities Is Essential To A Good Life

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12 Reasons Redeemer Classical Should Be Your Child’s School

1. We Support Deep Fidelity to Your Family’s Faith Holy scripture and the church fathers teach that the chief duty of parents is to instruct their children in the faith, and to pass on their religious heritage. Only Christ can save a child’s soul. But parents ought to be faithful to our God-given duties, trusting … Continue reading 12 Reasons Redeemer Classical Should Be Your Child’s School

Anna Explains Why She And Her Husband Chose Redeemer Classical For Their Son

The Macke family blesses the Redeemer community with their kindness, warmth, and love of order and beauty. In an expression of those qualities, Anna Macke put up with several hours of technical difficulties to help us record then re-record her family's story of choosing Redeemer Classical for their son. Things didn't work as well as … Continue reading Anna Explains Why She And Her Husband Chose Redeemer Classical For Their Son

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

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

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’

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

What Happens When Children Read Only The Best Books For School

Recently English and Spanish teacher Phil Morgan shared in a beautiful essay "How I Got Middle Schoolers to Read Great Books Again." I'll spill his secret: Only assigning enduring, high-quality classic literature to his pupils. The societal consensus indicates that kids don’t read anymore. Perhaps my journey would be over before it even started, and … Continue reading What Happens When Children Read Only The Best Books For School

How To Prepare Children For A Future That Will Be Very Different From Today

Education Week recently asked ten leading professionals how schools can prepare children today for the careers they will pursue in 10 or 20 years, given our pace of technological change makes technical skills outmoded much faster. Martin Cothran at the Classical Latin School Association exerpts some of their responses, with commentary: Michael Chui, with the … Continue reading How To Prepare Children For A Future That Will Be Very Different From Today