Seminarians face a serious problem. Full-time pastoral studies crowd out seminarians’ ability to support their families, including paying for a high-quality, Lutheran education for their children. The average cost of a Lutheran education in Fort Wayne is almost $6,000. This is out of reach for almost all seminarians, but you can help them. As the … Continue reading Support a Seminarian Scholarship Fund
You might have noticed that Redeemer Classical is very different from most other kinds of schools. That's on purpose. We joyfully offer a different kind of education for a different kind of child and a different kind of family.
Hundreds of Fort Wayne parents are looking at our open houses page every month. Like you, they are looking for something different and extraordinary for their kids. Come on by and see for yourself if Redeemer Classical is the right fit for your break-the-mold child. It could change your family for the better, like it … Continue reading Spring 2020 Open House Dates For Interested Families
If you aren't following us on Instagram @RedeemerClassical, you're missing regular picture and video updates of what the kids, teachers, and families are up to at Redeemer Classical. Here is a sampler of pictures and videos from this past semester. As you can see, it's been very joyfully busy around here! https://www.instagram.com/p/B18tEKWA8Wo/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B27f8Z1A2wh/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B37vXkbJGIl/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B4ft5H5Ay_r/ … Continue reading Dancing, Praying, Fishes, Paint: See What The Kids Have Been Up To
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
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
Today was the kind of day that reminds both teachers and parents why we do this.
"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
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
From "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains," by Nicholas Carr. The Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus...who as a schoolboy had memorized great swathes of classical literature, including the complete works of the poet Horace and the playwright Terence, was not recommending memorization for memorization's sake or as a rote exercise for retaining … Continue reading Erasmus: Memorization Is The Beginning Of A Creative Process