On Beauty in Textbooks
On Beauty in Textbooks

Classical educators know that the human mind and spirit need beauty. Classical schools are often willing to pay a premium to build facilities consistent with the literature and music studied... Read more

Quintilian and the Ideal Orator
Quintilian and the Ideal Orator

As a classical educator, I find it ironic that we do not have many texts on education from the classical period. We can make some inferences based on the dialogues... Read more

Great-Hearted Teachers: Darrah Johnson
Great-Hearted Teachers: Darrah Johnson

In recent years, many Great Hearts graduates have started to return to the network to teach. In a new series of interviews, Betsy K. Brown asks these young educators to... Read more

Authority and Docility
Authority and Docility

Exploring Charlotte Mason’s Third Principle of Education In this blog series, writer, teacher, and mother Tessa Carman explores the Twenty Principles of Charlotte Mason’s educational philosophy and their relevance in... Read more

The Merits of Memorization
The Merits of Memorization

In my poetry workshop at the National Symposium for Classical Education in March, we will be forthrightly old-fashioned, and we will devote much of our time to the merits of... Read more

Great-Hearted Teachers: Nikhil Jandhyala
Great-Hearted Teachers: Nikhil Jandhyala

In recent years, many Great Hearts graduates have started to return to the network to teach. In a new series of interviews, Betsy K. Brown asks these young educators to... Read more

Great-Hearted Teachers: Madison Cordova
Great-Hearted Teachers: Madison Cordova

In recent years, many Great Hearts graduates have started to return to the network to teach. In a new series of interviews, Betsy K. Brown asks these young educators to... Read more

Nurturing Goodness
Nurturing Goodness

Exploring Charlotte Mason’s Second Principle of Education In this blog series, writer, teacher, and mother Tessa Carman explores the Twenty Principles of Charlotte Mason’s educational philosophy and their relevance in... Read more

VIDEO: The History of Happiness
VIDEO: The History of Happiness

“The idea that more is always desirable puts us into conflict with each other. It’s what generates a lot of the economic injustice that we see, and it puts a... Read more

Urgency, Change, and School Leadership
Urgency, Change, and School Leadership

One of the most challenging features of school leadership is developing a good strategy to correct a problem within the learning culture. As a head of school for two decades,... Read more

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