Academics

The Art of Classical Rhetoric – Invention

Aristotle famously stated that rhetoric is “an ability, in each particular case, to see the available means of persuasion.” In other words, rhetoric is about finding all communicative options in a given situation and carefully choosing effective tools that will most likely persuade your audience.

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STEM education in a classical setting with Dr. Naomi Dillner

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) is a popular acronym in today’s education and culture. There is concern that students are not testing well in the science and math subjects and how do we remain economically strong via STEM careers. As the world we live in becomes more immersed in technology, there is much focus on…

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What Should Your Child Learn in Kindergarten?

Cognitive Development is Key Excellent education methods will take into account children’s cognitive development, which is, simply, the way their brains develop. Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget outlined four stages common to all people: sensorimotor, pre-operational, concrete operational, and formal operational. Piaget’s second stage, the pre-operational stage, is experienced by children between the age of two…

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Classical Education Shapes Us as God Intended

While there are healthy debates within the classical and Christian school world about the true nature of classical education, several general traits exist. Word-based or Word-centered Classical Education Classical and Christian schools are generally committed to some sort of word-based or work-centered education. An unfortunate tragedy of contemporary education is a failure to maintain the…

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