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Why are GDA students so happy?

A number of months back Carrie Jacques (River Stone Principal) was telling me that the last time they had the school's accreditation team come the one thing they said was that they had never seen students in such a rigorous academic program also seem so happy as the kids are at GDA. [...]

By |2021-03-25T12:25:13-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Classical Education|Comments Off on Why are GDA students so happy?

Heart Training in Christian Classical Education

“....The goal of GDA is to develop ethical and wise individuals who will impact their community for the glory of God through service, leadership, and character.”   (excerpt from the GDA mission statement) I have had the privilege to attend several classical education seminars, workshops and lectures since joining GDA as a teacher. I remember, [...]

By |2021-01-14T12:22:38-06:00October 19th, 2020|Classical Education|Comments Off on Heart Training in Christian Classical Education

Timeless Text: The Odyssey

Timeless Text: The Odyssey As students in 7th grade literature at Gloria Deo Academy were learning from the timeless text: The Odyssey by Homer, one of the requirements was to write about the timelessness of a passage of their choice. This student chose the passage describing a beautiful orchard that Odysseus observed during his travel. [...]

By |2021-04-01T11:04:36-05:00August 5th, 2020|Classical Education|Comments Off on Timeless Text: The Odyssey
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