Glorious Imagination

Winter 2018 Some years ago,...

Gold Standards: Protocol

Fall 2018 One of the “gold...

Author and Film Director N.D. Wilson

Summer 2018 How school gave him...

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Learning Humility

Winter 2018   “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, two of the 20th century’s brightest intellects, built a lifelong friendship on the idea that collaboration is key to success. According to Lewis and Tolkien...

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Firing Curiosity

Winter 2018 “WISDOM BEGINS IN WONDER.” —Socrates My real obsession with literature didn’t begin until I made a second go at college. After a subpar performance in high school, followed by a disastrous first year of college (I was academically dismissed...

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Africa Bright Future – Rwanda

Winter 2018 WANT TO LEARN MORE? Read the Case Study below, or click the button above to hear the BaseCamp Live podcast, "100 Dead in 100 Days - Education as a Killing Machine." Read the story: Africa Bright Future - A Case Study (PDF) by Holly Owens Visit:...

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Parent School

Winter 2018 Do you have an opinion?What are the TOP THREE BOOKS parents should read from their student's upper school reading list? Send your list to office@ClassicalDifference.com. Feel free to tell us more about your selection. We'll share the results in...

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Acquiring Good Taste

Winter 2018 Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits by Gretchen Rubin One day, I was sitting in the home of an elderly English gentleman named Malcolm, and he set a cup of hot tea in front of me. A long-time anglophile, the...

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Glorious Imagination

Some years ago, Regents School of Charlottesville set a promotional video to the song by David Archuleta called “Glorious.”

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2018 Repairing the Ruins Conference

Fall 2018 Speaker Highlight Videos | Geronimo! Amen Trailer | National Honor Choir Clip | Chrysostom Oratory Contest Winners The 2018 ACCS conference was the largest yet. Over 1200 attendees and more than 50 speakers came together in Frisco, TX, June...

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Around the World – Vietnam

Fall 2018 From large organizations, to individual schools, to a single pastor—people are finding a way to bring education to those who need it most. In this issue, learn about a new school in Vietnam. Next up, go with an American school to visit their...

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Around the World

Donation and contact information for schools and organizations featured in The Classical Difference. To donate or find out more about: Veritas School in Vietnam: Visit the Veritas...

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Chrysostom 2018

Fall 2018 THE NATIONAL ACCS ORATORY COMPETITION Watch the 2018 winning entries here. FIRST PLACE: Abraham Martin School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO The Chrysostom Oratory Contest was, in many ways, the culmination of my education. It was the final...

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Gold Standards: Sports

Fall 2018 One of the “gold standard” goals for every classical Christian school is this: forming affections. We talk about discipleship, and how to shape “loves.” We talk about character development, and how to love truth, goodness, and beauty. But how do...

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Gold Standards: Mock Trial

Fall 2018 Read more: Agathos Classical School Takes 3rd Place at Mock Trial Nationals ▾ Mock Trial: Real Judges, Real Courtrooms, Real Life ▸ Information for Schools ▾ One of the “gold standard” goals for every classical Christian school is this: forming...

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Gold Standards: Choir

Fall 2018 One of the “gold standard” goals for every classical Christian school is this: forming affections. We talk about discipleship, and how to shape “loves.” We talk about character development, and how to love truth, goodness, and beauty. But how do...

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Gold Standards: Protocol

Fall 2018 One of the “gold standard” goals for every classical Christian school is this: forming affections. We talk about discipleship, and how to shape “loves.” We talk about character development, and how to love truth, goodness, and beauty. But how do...

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Founder’s Spotlight: George Grant

Fall 2018   George Grant is the founder of Franklin Classical School, a rhetoric school humanities instructor, and a well-known figure in classical Christian education. George Grant is the founder of Franklin Classical School, a rhetoric school humanities...

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This Year in History: 1818

Fall 2018 Two hundred years ago, the young Mary Shelley anonymously published her first book, Frankenstein. It quickly won its place as a cornerstone of modern literature and is still marked as a contributor to “The Great Conversation.” Many are mystified...

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Counterfeit Words

Fall 2018 Dorothy Sayers said the reason we need classical education is that young people “do not know what words mean; they do not know how to ward them off or blunt their edge or fling them back; they are a prey to words in their emotions instead of...

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