By Definition: Education Is…>>>

How words change! Here’s a good example. I have two definitions of education, both from Webster:

2017 – Education:  The action of process of educating or of being educated.

BUT….back in the 19th century, when we knew less about most things, this is what the book said:

1828 – Education, n [Latin, educatio].… Read more

Glad you Asked: What are the Advantages of a classical, Christian Education?>>>

At a recent LiveLink program I was asked, “How would you summarize the advantages of classical education compared to modern education models?” Glad you asked.  First, we should make sure we understand what we mean by “advantages.”  If by this we imply better college prospects, long-term earning power, or other kinds of goods, we are limiting our thinking. … Read more

August 29, 2016 – Personal Responsibility

This sign is pretty funny. It made the rounds on FaceBook, and while I probably wouldn’t post it at New Covenant, I sympathize with its message.  First, let’s admit it:  kids forget stuff.  In grammar school parents pack their children’s backpacks and lunches carefully so if something is left out, it’s usually mom’s fault. … Read more