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
From Stratford Caldecott's, Beauty in the Word: Rethinking the Foundations of Education: "The modern mistake about freedom...is that freedom has nothing to do with truth. We imagine that the more choices we have, the freer we are. In reality, a multitude of choices makes us no freer than we were
At the classical Christian school where I work, we are constantly looking for new ways to increase enrollment in healthy ways. We do this by maintaining those students who currently attend, and bringing in new families. Over the past 2 or 3 years we've improved our retention of families, but one