Saturday, June 25, 2016

Understanding Liturgy in Schole'

My curiosity was piqued over a year ago when I first talked with Dr. Perrin and learned his vision for Schole' groups.  It was specifically piqued, and I will admit a bit confused, when I heard him talk about the "liturgy of the classroom".  I really wanted to understand what this whole idea of liturgy and education had to do with each other and get my mind around it all.  So to understand it we need to start at the mall...

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Teaching Plans Released Today!


Just in time for summer planning!  The updated Teaching Plan for Year 2 is a great way to add experience based learning to the Foundations' curriculum, for those pursuing a classical education through Classical Conversations®!  This plan has all 24 weeks across all subjects as well as the popular SGM Wonderful Wednesday plan!  In addition, pin maps for geography, and a hands on Latin game are all included in this download purchase!

Teaching Plan Year 2
24 Week Plan + Wonderful Wednesday!
Only $14.95 
Add to Cart

I've also released The Great Eight Artists resource.  This is a terrific resource for those wishing to go deeper on eight of the most famous artists from the Renaissance to Post Impressionism era!  This resource includes artist fact cards for student study of the following artists: 

Rembrandt, Linnaeus, Gainsborough, Monet, Degas, Morisot, Renoir, and Van Gogh.

There is also a vocabulary section, famous paintings for picture study, geography study related to each artist, book recommendations for deeper study and student art activities for each artist!  This is a great deal at $4.99!  It can be used with Year 2, any other curriculum or as an independent study of the eight most famous Renaissance to Post Impressionism artists to have ever lived.

The Great Eight Artists
Only $4.99
Add to Cart

This should make summer a breeze!  Now just get your favorite drink beverage and enjoy the pool for the summer - the planning is done for you!

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Final Learning Celebration! #4

Our student's ended their school year with a learning celebration featuring their skills in ancient shadow puppetry learned in Fine Arts, and the fables they learned in Great Books from Aesop!  It was a fantastic collaborative effort by two of our best Academic Mentors!  You won't want to miss this…

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Week 26 - Schole' in Practice

This was our last week together and the evening of our final Learning Celebration!  We had a great time doing lots of science experiments and games.  Join us as we end our year…explosively!

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Week 25 - Schole' in Practice

We are nearing the big day…our final Learning Celebration!  Our day was filled with preparations for the big performance, a special guest from Jewish Awareness Ministries, the beauty of spring and lots of excitement!  Join us as we recount our Week 25 of putting Schole' into practice…

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Week 24 - Schole' in Practice

Our schole' moments this week were steeped in beautiful weather and some wonderful and funny moments learning together.  We are wrapping up our year over this next few weeks!  Join us as we recall our 24th week together…

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Week 23 Schole' in Practice

Our Schole' moments consisted of a Pi Day celebration, puppet making and Aesop's fables, just to name a few things.  Join us this week as we put Schole' into practice in our community...