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What Sir Philip Sidney (and Others) Taught Me about the Classroom


Josh Mayo


Presented at the CiRCE Spring Regional Conference 2023.

Does a student’s love of good things hinge on the teacher’s exhortations? Or elaborate classroom techniques? In this session, we consider the humbler pedagogy of Sidney, Plato, and the Scriptures: i.e., the surprising idea that a love of the Good starts with a simple love of form—a claim with far-reaching and liberating ramifications for teachers.