What is the purpose of Education? For parents and teachers, I like to ask what is the purpose of the education that occurs here, at your school? It could be asked of an elementary school, middle school, high school and college. What if the Admissions Director or the Head of School answered such a question … Continue reading The Goal of Classical Education is Truth
Changing attitudes toward education and increased willingness to learn are not always reflected on standardized tests...
This is the third document that I used in my vision presentation for creating a Catholic high school. Beginning a Catholic high school where there is not one, a questions that is asked in variety of forms of why do we need a Catholic high school when all the education is the area that is … Continue reading Toward a Distinctly Catholic School
This is the second article that I included in the vision presentation for creating a Catholic high school. https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/education/philosophy-of-education/knowledge-virtue-and-holiness.html Written by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone I. Introduction In his first Encyclical, Lumen fidei ("The Light of Faith"), Pope Francis begins with the following words: The light of Faith: this is how the Church's tradition speaks … Continue reading Knowledge, Virtue, and Holiness
There were three documents that I included in vision presentation for a creating a new Catholic high school. This is document #1. I would say the first concrete sign from the Holy See that I remember in acknowledging a turning or Renaissance in Catholic Education is this speech and subsequent document presented by Archbishop Michael … Continue reading The Holy See’s Teachings on Catholic Schools
I had a site up for a few years while in the midst of teaching at Western Academy in Houston, concerning teaching.