Higher Ed / Opinion

On teaching

Thaddeus Kozinski

The goal of teacher-modeling is for the students to eventually perform their own independent inquiries, even though the teacher may still intervene when necessary

The uncommon core of a Saint Mary’s education

Robert Drapeau

Through the study of the liberal arts, students learn how to think and how to communicate, how to recognize patterns and how to make connections between subjects

Opinion

Einstein on the humanities

Joseph Pearce

Einstein believed in an education built on the humanities, whereby the student could ‘learn to understand the motives of human beings, their illusions, and their sufferings’

Catholic Identity / K-12

Little Flowers of faith in Alaska

Samantha Reynolds

The missionary spirit is alive and well in the Catholic Schools of Fairbanks, where the student body is split almost 50/50 between Catholics and non-Catholics

News

The snake eats its own tail

Michael van Hecke

Our outrage at sex scandals should find its way into our conversations, in our letters to editors, in our forming our children in morality and decency, and in our Catholic schools

Opinion

The teacher-guide and the education of souls

Jacob Terneus

How can a student hope to lead himself along the best path, towards knowledge of the most important things? The only way to surely avoid an aimless education is through a guide.

Catholic Identity / Opinion

Contemplation: The heart of Catholic education

Sister Thomas More Stepnowski, O.P.

Even in the midst of the secular world’s noise, we have an innate desire for a type of quiet reflection

Catholic Identity / Opinion

Rethinking the foundations of education

Andrew Seeley

The serious reader will look forward to spending some time reflecting with Caldecott on the many strands of traditional and contemporary educational thought contained in the work