Valedictorians Reveal Their Schools

One should expect to learn a lot about a school through the quality of its valedictory addresses. What do its best students speaking at the most important event of their lives to date want to share about their experience? What made their time at school memorable? What...

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...