technology

Discussing a Great Book Online

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Technology Session Recording Assume the role of an online student as Joanna Hensley leads you through a discussion of Virgil’s First Georgic (have your copy of Virgil’s Georgics with you, theDavid Ferry bilingual edition, if possible). In this presentation, you will see a demonstration of online tools such as chat box, webcam, and microphone used tofacilitate deeply meaningful classroom discussion.… Read More »Discussing a Great Book Online

The Rhetoric of CCE Online

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15pm Technology Session Recording Recent developments have forced upon us the question of doing CCE online. Can it be done? Can it be done well? Is it even compatible with the classical understanding of education and it’s primary methodology of Trivium-driven learning?   Download Handout Dr. Tom Vierra Director of Academics Wilson Hill Academy Dr. Tom Vierra is Director of Academics… Read More »The Rhetoric of CCE Online

Patio Q & A with Brandon Shufflebarger on “Practical Takeaways for Starting a CS Program”

Friday, June 26 | 11:30-12:15pm Technology Session Recording This will be an opportunity to as Brandon Shufflebarger questions about how to start a Computer Science program in classical Christian education.  Brandon Shufflebarger Math & Science Teacher Regents School of Austin Brandon grew up in Indiana playing basketball and Euchre and engaging in numerous other Hoosier pastimes. After working in corporate finance for a brief stint,… Read More »Patio Q & A with Brandon Shufflebarger on “Practical Takeaways for Starting a CS Program”

Resources for Choosing/Writing a CS Curriculum

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Technology Sponsored by Middle School MBA Session Recording Attendees will work through the details of implementing a Computer Science class (or entire program) within a classical, Christian framework.  We will focus on the logistics of acquiring and maintaining technology, training and hiring teachers, and fitting Computer Science into the broader classical mission of the school.  We will then explore curriculum… Read More »Resources for Choosing/Writing a CS Curriculum

Building an Affordable and Effective Computer Lab for Computer Science

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15am Technology Session Recording Attendees will work through the details of implementing a Computer Science class (or entire program) within a classical, Christian framework.  We will focus on the logistics of acquiring and maintaining technology, training and hiring teachers, and fitting Computer Science into the broader classical mission of the school.  We will then explore curriculum philosophy, the many possible approaches… Read More »Building an Affordable and Effective Computer Lab for Computer Science

Patio Q&A on Training Teachers Without a Computer Science Background

Thursday, June 25 | 3:30-4:15pm Technology Session Recording The session is a Patio Q&A and will focus on the establishment of a computer science in classical schools, particularly for teachers that do not have a formal computer science background. We will discuss the importance of computational logic and its role in classical education, pedagogical principles, consideration and resource management, and course design and implementation. Esteban… Read More »Patio Q&A on Training Teachers Without a Computer Science Background