Tag Archives: Circe Institute

A Practicum in Grace

Dear Reader, I am sitting at a table before a soot-stained fireplace at a wee wood-shingled library in coastal Rhode Island. Just coming off my final practicum for Classical Conversations, I am resting with friends in their tiny cottage two … Continue reading

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Planting Poetry

I choose a poem each week to read to my Challenge B students. My choices range in style but each must do something beautiful with words and have content that connects to my teens. ¬†About half have been Robert Frost, … Continue reading

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Andrew Kern Nails the Difference between Conventional and Classical Education

Andrew Kern of Circe Institute, a classical education think tank, explains how classical education contrasts to conventional at the heart.¬† If one is about the search for truth and the other for power, I know where I want to be … Continue reading

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A Threesome of Lessons Learned from Circe Institute Conference 2013

Last week I drove down to Baltimore to attend the Circe Institute Conference, an annual gathering for classical educators interested in joining the dialogue about what it means to educate creatures Imago Dei (made in the image of God). This … Continue reading

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