Teaching Logic at St. Thomas More Academy

At St. Thomas More Academy [STMA] in Raleigh, NC, all sophomores take a full year of logic. We see this as a critical feature of our curriculum. Logic is properly at the core of a Catholic education because Jesus, the Logos Incarnate, is properly at the heart of a...

Bringing the True, Good, and Beautiful into Math Class

Dr. Andrew Seeley When the Institute offers workshops on classical education or the Catholic intellectual tradition, math teachers seem to be the hardest to reach. Religion, Literature, Art, & Music teachers quickly recognize that their subjects provide great...

Teachers as Assessors

Classical Assessment, Yesterday and Today In a series of imagined dialogues, Blessed John Henry Newman, one the greatest authors of nineteenth century England, gave an account of his University’s entrance tests. These oral examinations sought to determine how well...

Creative Classical Assessment

David Szostak has been a 6th Grade Tutor at the Saint Thomas Aquinas Tutorial in Maryland while pursing a doctorate in Theology at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Washington, DC.   Most modern schools are obsessed with...