Glorifying God Through Music in Classical Education

“I will offer sacrifices in His tent with shouts of joy. I will sing and make music to the Lord.” Psalm 27:6. It is a biblical expectation that God’s people will make music to the Lord. At Gloria Deo Academy, we are helping train students for this important way of glorifying God. Classical [...]

By |2023-03-04T17:22:13-06:00March 3rd, 2023|Opening Ceremonies|0 Comments

Weekly Prayer Meetings  

Come Pray With Us! Weekly Prayer Meetings Golden M/W: Please join us on Wednesday mornings at 8:30 AM. All parents and grandparents are invited. Please enter through the business office door and the secretary will direct you. Plan to be there together 30-45 minutes. If you have any questions, please contact Joey Hay [...]

By |2023-03-04T17:30:51-06:00February 9th, 2023|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Weekly Prayer Meetings  

Veterans Day

Mrs. Strain led Gloria Deo Academy students in an Opening Ceremonies devotional on Veterans Day. Mrs. Strain talked about how the widow gave all that she had when she gave her two coins, like many military personnel have given all for our freedom during Opening Ceremonies on Veterans Day. The following blog is an example [...]

By |2023-03-03T18:36:25-06:00November 19th, 2021|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Veterans Day

Setting a Good Back to School Routine

The transition from summer to school can be a struggle for everyone in the family. The early wake-up calls, the after-school activities, and the (ahem) homework means all you really want to do is hit the snooze button. Again. We’ve all been there. You grow accustomed to your leisurely summer lifestyle, but back-to-school time throws [...]

By |2018-01-06T20:52:44-06:00August 1st, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Setting a Good Back to School Routine

10 Tips to Finish the School Year Strong

Whether you're the student or the parent, the end of the school year is always the most difficult. Students contract “summer fever” as the end of the year approaches and begin to slack off and lose interest in school work. It is extremely important to finish the school year strong, so we have put together [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:26:17-06:00April 9th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on 10 Tips to Finish the School Year Strong

How to Teach Logic

Every subject that is systematic has a certain inherent order to it that dictates its approach. For some subjects, this order is more explicit than in others. In mathematics, for example, there is a widely acknowledged sequence of what should be learned and when it should be taught. When working in other subjects, such as [...]

By |2018-01-06T22:02:12-06:00February 26th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on How to Teach Logic

Homeschool Tips When You Have a Toddler

Let's be frank for a moment. Homeschool days can be hard enough on their own. Throw a toddler into the mix and it can feel like pure chaos! Thankfully, we have several families who've survived the toddlerschool years (the years when you homeschool kids and have a toddler at home who isn't old enough to [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:47:45-06:00February 12th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Homeschool Tips When You Have a Toddler

Encourage Reading for Fun

With homework assignments, music lessons, church, and extracurriculars... one important activity is unfortunately easy to push aside: reading for fun. It can be tempting after a long day of learning and doing homework to let your kids unwind at night with a television show or a tablet. But research has proven time and time again, that childhood [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:19:30-06:00January 22nd, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Encourage Reading for Fun

3 Good Study Habit Tips

In recent years, cognitive scientists have shown that a few simple study habit tips can reliably improve what matters most: how much a student learns from studying. The findings can help anyone, from a fourth grader doing long division to a retiree taking on a new language. But they directly contradict much of the common [...]

By |2018-01-06T21:14:00-06:00January 8th, 2018|Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on 3 Good Study Habit Tips

Get the Most out of Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences offer great opportunities to deepen your working relationship with the teacher. It's a time set aside once a year to highlight student strengths, discuss academic or social concerns, and share information about child development. A little thinking and planning will help you make the most of this great opportunity. Respect Everyone's Time [...]

By |2023-03-03T18:39:52-06:00October 20th, 2017|education, Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Get the Most out of Parent Teacher Conferences
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