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Wisdom to Guide Families into an Uncertain Start to School

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Admin Support Sponsored by Veritas Press Perspective on how to deal with parents when their children struggle and need encouragement…..and how to engage a nervous confused parent population about a “new” return to school. Session Recording Keith McCurdy Keith has worked with families, children, parents, and individuals for over 30 years in the field of mental health, working with more… Read More »Wisdom to Guide Families into an Uncertain Start to School

Panel On Assessment within the Classical Christian Tradition

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Admin Support Sponsored by CLT Session Recording Assessment within the Classical Christian Tradition Join CLT founder, Jeremy Tate, Dr. Brian Williams, Dean of the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University, and Leslie Moeller, Board Member of SCL, for a comprehensive panel discussion covering assessment in the Classical Christian classroom.  Jeremy Tate Jeremy Tate is a former college admissions test prep consultant… Read More »Panel On Assessment within the Classical Christian Tradition

Patio Q&A on The Future of College Entrance Exams

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Admin Support Sponsored by CLT Session Recording Unavailable The Future of College Entrance Exams Join Classic Learning Test (CLT) founder and CEO, Jeremy Tate, as he discusses the tumultuous history of standardized testing and its uncertain future, and addresses concerns about the growing test optional movement, college closings, and more.  Jeremy Tate Jeremy Tate is a former college admissions test prep consultant… Read More »Patio Q&A on The Future of College Entrance Exams

The Classical Apprenticeship: Mastering the Art of Teaching

Thursday, June 25 | 3:30-4:15pm Admin Support Session Recording All teachers aim to impact students’ lives, to improve their craft, and to engage in lifelong learning. However, most of the mechanisms that administrators utilize do not achieve these aims. In fact, the majority of teachers believe that they would have a bigger impact and be more effective if they did not have to participate in… Read More »The Classical Apprenticeship: Mastering the Art of Teaching

Slimming Down the Curriculum

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Admin Support Sponsored by Classical Academic Press Session Recording Like so many secular schools, classical schools often pack their curriculum to include up to 10 subjects per semester spread over seven or eight periods per day. Like so many of our modern school practices, it turns out that this is not a traditional, classical practice. The classical tradition insisted upon… Read More »Slimming Down the Curriculum

Raising Sturdy Kids

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15am Admin Support Sponsored by Veritas Press Session Recording This session will provide valuable insight into current cultural and psychological dynamics that impact our students, their families and our ability to engage them. Where are we now and how did we get here? (From helicopters to snowplow parents) What has the influence of psychological thinking led to with our current view… Read More »Raising Sturdy Kids

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

Friday, June 26 | 11:30-12:15pm Admin Support Session Recording “Endurance is not a desperate hanging on but a traveling from strength to strength. There is nothing fatigued or humdrum in Isaiah, nothing flatfooted in Jesus, nothing jejune in Paul. Perseverance is triumphant and alive.” – Eugene Peterson In a time where transience is the norm and contentment seems illusive, perhaps one of the most crucial… Read More »A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

New Parent Orientation

Thursday, June 25 | 3:30-4:15pm Admin Support Session Recording Why new parent Orientation? To emphasize the mission and the vision of the school. Review the statement of faith and highlight key information in the parent/student handbook. Goal is to remind the parents what they have agreed to do as parents and what they can expect from the school. When do you have the orientation? During… Read More »New Parent Orientation

Helping Students with Disabilities Thrive in Your Classical Christian School

Friday, June 26 | Part 1: 2:30-3:15pm, Part 2: 3:30-4:15pm Admin Support Part 1 Recording Part 2 Recording How disability benefits the classical Christian school. Distinguishing between stumbling blocks and caving to culture. Myths and mysteries of student support. Staying in charge of your program. Understanding Language Development—With a Speech Therapist if possible. Understanding Physical Development– With a PT or OT if possible. Understanding Dyslexia… Read More »Helping Students with Disabilities Thrive in Your Classical Christian School

Partnering with Parents

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Admin Support Session Recording Most of our schools claim to partner with parents in their responsibility to educated their children. But what do we really mean by this partnership and what can be done to make sure that the language around partnership is not a simply warm-and-fuzzy brochure claim? Veritas School has put several practices in place to establish, maintain,… Read More »Partnering with Parents