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Lindsey Ralls

Lindsey graduated from Summit in 2005. Since graduating, Lindsey has served the school as a teacher, parent, alumni coordinator, and board member. Lindsey has a finance degree from the College of William and Mary and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Louisiana State University.

Lindsey Ralls Oct 20, 2021

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” 

 

Essentially, Jesus is asking a question of definition. Define me, Peter. Who am I? The point wasn’t to have Peter regurgitate the right answer but for him to wrestle with the concept of who Jesus was in order to reach a definition on his own. 

This is what Aristotle referred to as the common topic of definition. 

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Lindsey Ralls Jun 25, 2021

In 7th grade, we are working through the book The Lost Tools of Writing. If you haven't heard of this book before I highly recommend it. The book instructs students on how to write a persuasive essay. As the year progresses, they learn new concepts that help with invention, arrangement, and elocution. 

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