- A unifying principle that orders all learning, thus an integrated, proportioned course of learning
- Recognition of the transforming power of ideas, thus an emphasis on training students to contemplate ideas rather than merely retain content or master processes
- Virtue as the end of education, rather than mere application, thus a concerted and rigorous effort to cultiavate every human faculty in every student
Things are different now. You are stricken with a strange fever and so are your students. Oddly, the news fills you all with both dread and exhilaration. Dread, because there is so much to be done before the end comes. Exhilaration because of what awaits you on the other side.
A Protestant guy, a Catholic guy, and an Orthodox guy all sit down to dinner. No, it’s not the beginning of a religious joke, it actually happened to me on Sunday. My wife and I have some wonderful friends who are Orthodox Christians and we were invited over by this gracious family to celebrate Pascha (or the “real Easter” as they call it) this past Sunday. They even had us over to celebrate our own “schismatic Easter” a couple of weeks ago, which, now tha
The motto of the Fox News Channel is “We Report. You Decide.” The idea behind the statement is that they are attempting to report the news without bias or prior interpretation. They are claiming objectivity, in the sense of being “without bias or prejudice; detached.” Of course, claims to objectivity are numerous, extending to nearly every side of every debate, whether political, theological, etc.