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What One Old Dead Guy Taught Me – Part 2

The last blog entry dealt with Law One of John Milton Gregory’s Seven Laws of Teaching. The first law principally concerned the teacher: The teacher must know that which he would teach. The second law shifts the focus from teacher to student, or “learner” as Gregory refers to him: The learner must attend with interest

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August 13, 2016

What One Old Dead Guy Taught Me – Part 1

Each summer, we, the faculty of Founders Christian School, take time to read some good books that would be beneficial to our calling as Christian educators. This summer, one of those books was a very short read: The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory. Written a hundred years before I was born (1884…

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August 3, 2016

Teacups and Teachability

By Joe Jones  |  Education

Perhaps you are already aware of this problem, but college professors today are, in large part, displeased with the students that today’s primary education system (and today’s parents) are producing.  The reasons for this are not strictly academic. The character of students is a growing concern to college professors today. Professor Janice Fiamengo says in

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July 15, 2016

Who We Are: Biblical Worldview – Part 2

What does it mean to have a thoroughly biblical worldview? In our previous post, we said that it means we view all of life–every detail of our knowledge and awareness–through the lens of Scripture. Aware of this necessity, the great reformer John Calvin said, “Just as old or bleary-eyed men and those with weak vision,

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June 25, 2016

Who We Are: Biblical Worldview – Part 1

A Biblical Worldview In today’s culture the term “Christian” is thrown about quite loosely—so loosely, in fact, that it would be difficult to settle on a definition of the word that would satisfy the majority of people interested in the matter. Even Bertrand Russell, a famed opponent of Christianity, recognized this difficulty: The word does

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June 14, 2016