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Maryellen St. Cyr on How to Teach Well

We are a culture that values speed and volume over being paced and measured. How does the pedagogy of a classroom lead to joyful discovery and efficient learning? Classical Christian schools are on the rise, and most have impressive reading lists and ambitious goals of graduates, but how are teachers trained to teach? Most of…

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Education is 99% Habits and 1% Knowledge

Classical Christian parents and educators are fond of saying “education is more than information – it is formation”… but what does formation really look like in a practical way? 100 years ago British educator Charlotte Mason wrote on how affections and habits are formed, noting what neuroscientists are now claiming as a new discovery! Our…

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