Grace for the Classical Christian Classroom

By Lindsey Carson, Pre-K Teacher I can’t parent well without it, can’t teach effectively without it, and can’t live a truly Christian life without it. What is it? Grace. Grace is the truth that God the Father gave His perfect son, Jesus Christ for me even while I sinned against Him. “…but God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Rom. 5:8, ESV). Grace For All Of Us Two of the most challenging things in my life are the roles of mother and teacher. At the beginning of each of these …

A Good Story

When I joined the faculty of Augustine School in 2006, I was completely on board with a school that affirms an education that helps shape and form wise and virtuous young men and women who are learning to submit all things to the universal lordship of Christ. However, I was an infant in my understanding of how to accomplish this. I knew that classical education engages children in stories. But during my first year of teaching, I was asked by a parent, “What guidelines do you use to decide what is a good story?” I knew that classical education engages children …