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Importance of Reading Books

A Little Background on Classical Education A classical education is one that is based on the Seven Liberal Arts of learning. These  are the skills used to justify knowledge, and the learning of these skills is the traditional path students have used to train their sense of reasoning. In short, the liberal arts teach [...]

By |2022-04-11T13:24:09-05:00October 4th, 2020|education, Students|Comments Off on Importance of Reading Books

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

Are we addicted to technology?

From the moment personal computing became possible, the debate over its merits and drawbacks of technology in education began to rage. And I’m as technology-wary as the next classical education devotee, but even I can’t deny the possibilities: instantaneous answers to scientific questions; astute explanations for complicated concepts; great books delivered in two days [...]

By |2021-03-30T10:39:49-05:00July 15th, 2019|conference, education, technology|Comments Off on Are we addicted to technology?

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 Get [...]

By |2021-03-30T10:41:40-05:00October 20th, 2017|education, Opening Ceremonies|Comments Off on Get the Most out of Parent Teacher Conferences
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