Andrew Kern Jan 20, 2009
I have a serious problem with this article about President Obama, even though I am conservative (I don't know if I'm the kind of conservative this article promotes because I don't know enough about them yet) and wish we had a different president. Do you share it with me?
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Andrew Kern Jan 20, 2009
A friend of mine – a true artist of Christ – sent this quote to me and I would like to offer it to you for contemplation:
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Andrew Kern Jan 20, 2009
If you teach reading or are learning to teach it in teacher's college, you need to be aware of what Robert Pondiscio calls Reading Wars II. I'll be returning to this issue quite frequently as I have already begun to formulate responses, but please read this article to get an initial perspective.
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Andrew Kern Jan 20, 2009
We can easily let these words from II Corinthians 4 slip past because of the amazing details in the rest of the passage. I have never been in ship wreck or scourged, so I can't make a comparison, but to me, who has often been perplexed and has often beeen tempted to despair, these words are amazing. Both practically and philosophically.
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Andrew Kern Jan 19, 2009
Yesterday I started this two part series on what I believe are the two most underestimated factors in schooling. The first factor concerns the economic model of schools and the second factor - the education of parents. If you haven’t read part one, please do so first before reading on.
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Andrew Kern Jan 19, 2009
My good friend Christian Kopf has written another tour de force defending a classical education. Take a look HERE.
The inability of our leaders to think soundly and speak persuasively affects all of us, because their decisions affect all of us. Leaders of a regime based on consensual institutions need the full panoply of verbal ability...
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Andrew Kern Jan 18, 2009
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Andrew Kern Jan 18, 2009
Here's a fun looking game to help remember names from the Iliad. If the game doesn't interest you, explore the site it comes from.
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Andrew Kern Jan 18, 2009
The more schools I visit, the more I become aware of a pattern that causes me serious concern.  There are two items that beginning and adolescent schools tend to woefully underestimate: one, the vast economic demand that the vision of classical and Christian education requires for our schools and, two, the need for parent education. I will expound on the economic piece today as part one and the parent piece a little later as part two. It is easy for Classical and Christian schools to
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Andrew Kern Jan 17, 2009
Thanks to Buck Holler for this fabulous video on simple math that explains the bailout: This serves to illustrate how a theory can direct us away from reality, doesn't it!
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