Jason Merritt

Socratic and Platonic Pedagogy: Four Lessons from the Masters

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Languages Session Recording As classical educators, we admire, read, and learn from Plato and his presentation of Socrates, but we do so primarily with an eye toward ethics and metaphysics. We primarily regard these intellectual giants as thinkers, but what if we consider them as educators? What can we learn about teaching from two of history’s greatest teachers? In this… Read More »Socratic and Platonic Pedagogy: Four Lessons from the Masters

Beginning a Greek Curriculum: Two Models

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Languages Session Recording The majority of the essentials text studied in classical education were written in either Latin or Greek, yet many classical schools offer only Latin. This workshop is intended to provide administrators and language department chairs encouragement and confidence to beginning a Greek language program in their schools by offering a brief overview of two models of teaching… Read More »Beginning a Greek Curriculum: Two Models