"…God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners…"
Member of Parliament, 18th-century
Last week I posted about Charlotte Mason’s approach to children, “born persons” in relationship to creation, completed images of God, albeit “weak and ignorant” images in need of support and instruction. Boy are they in need. Apparently, fifth graders have … more
I wonder how education would look if we approached it with a mindset influenced by Genesis 1:26-31. Would we teach a child differently if we viewed him or her as a ruler of creation, created in the image of the … more
The mere mention, even innuendo, of summer reading ignites a visceral response from the high school student. Even my most nerdy, book-wormy students recoil. I am one of those teachers who assigns summer reading, and last summer, my tenth grade … more