Why Learning To Learn Requires Developing Habits Of Moral Virtue

One of the chief occupations for our headmaster, most especially as school begins, is to develop students' habits so they are actually capable of learning. Being able to meet and acquire new knowledge requires many virtues, and constant growth in them over time, to help children (like all people) grow in mental and moral maturity. … Continue reading Why Learning To Learn Requires Developing Habits Of Moral Virtue

How To Build Sturdy Children

Researchers have begun to explore an idea generations of humans have known through experience: resilience is a key component of a good character and, therefore, a good life. Yet as "Free-Range Parenting" author Lenore Skenazy has documented in detail, as children's lives have grown increasingly safe and comfortable, they've also grown more emotionally fragile. On … Continue reading How To Build Sturdy Children