Hirsch: Why Parents Think American Schools Are Poor, But Their Child’s Is An Exception

As this blog has mentioned, the current Redeemer Classical school board members' group read is Dr. E.D. Hirsch's "The Schools We Need -- And Why We Don't Have Them." Hirsch's several bestsellers prompted greater attention to effective education among a variety of typically non-mainstream schools. He explains why the education "establishment" has been actively hostile … Continue reading Hirsch: Why Parents Think American Schools Are Poor, But Their Child’s Is An Exception

With Classical Education, Music Is Essential

In many schools, music is an elective, or an afterthought. In classical education, music and all the arts are considered core curriculum, or essential aspects of human culture and flourishing that all children learn to enjoy and create. In Houson, Memorial Lutheran School, a classical school, integrates music instruction beginning in preschool. Students may take … Continue reading With Classical Education, Music Is Essential