Often prospective parents want to know how we teach science in our Logic and Rhetoric school classically. I usually tell them that we start with the four Aristotelian elements, Earth, Wind, Water and Fire and then move on to alchemy, giving each student a lump of lead to turn to gold by the end of
"Integrating subject areas is one of my favorite parts of teaching in a Christian classical school. I have countless opportunities to do this throughout the day. For example, one week we studied Nebuchadnezzar’s dream where he saw an image that was made of gold, silver, bronze, and iron. We
This past Saturday morning, while working at Café on the Park at the Wheaton Public Library, I saw my freshman English teacher from college. I had recently gone through my old college files, and I had intentionally looked at my essays and papers from Ms. Hecht’s English and Composition class. I
This Time Magazine article discusses the pitfalls of replacing teachers with technology in the classroom.
I am very eager to share with you why Naperville Christian Academy is not one choice among many schools, or even one choice among many Christian school, but is entirely different in nature from any educational institution around, certainly any I have ever encountered--and Iʼve seen quite a few.
Christian colleges can develop students in ways few other institutions can. As you read this article, wherever you see "Christian college" replace it in your mind with "classical Christian school". The heart and soul of what we do is the same, we just start younger:
The other day I was on the phone as I arrived at school, and I waited in my car in the parking lot until the conversation was over. All of the sudden a gold finch (the state bird of Washington!) landed on a shrub just outside my car. I was so happy. They are somewhat rare here in Illinois, but as