Earlier this month we shared some reflections from teachers we trust on the habits that every great teacher displays. Now we want to flip that around, so we asked around to find out about the habits that every great student displays. Here’s what we found out. *** George Grant, recipient of the 2017 Russell Kirk […]
August 25, 2017
Further thoughts for cultivating a culture of memory, this time in the classroom: Repeat important things monthly, weekly, daily. Last year my students read Aquinas’s Student’s Prayer at the beginning of class on the first day of each school week, and by the end of the year, all of them could say it by heart.
Because the Fall has wreaked havoc on even our language, twenty-first century Christians must regain a biblical view of the formation and use of words and the desires that create them.