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- Catholic Education Reform: Two Pillars July 28, 2013
- Words that Grow on Trees – Morphology in the Classroom June 30, 2013
- Catholic Church Documents on Education April 4, 2013
- The Renewal of Catholic Schools: Spiritual Flourishing March 24, 2013
- The Morphology Dojo of Andrew Hoyt March 22, 2013
Author Archives: theCatholicEducator
Much is made these days about reforming Catholic education, specifically of improving academic achievement and Catholic identity in our Catholic schools. Both are in need of improvement. I would argue, however, that we cannot make significant improvement in either of … Continue reading
Words that Grow on Trees // Alliance for Catholic Education.
While Archbishop Miller’s book The Holy See’s Teaching on Catholic Schools is the best summary of the Church’s view of Catholic K-12 education, you can find links to many of the individual Catholic Church documents on education here: Church Documents … Continue reading
As Andrew Seeley points out in his post Spiritual Poverty commenting on the words of Pope Francis, loneliness and emptiness afflicts many in Western culture. For many, this spiritual poverty begins at a young age – while in school. Public … Continue reading
Morphology is the study of morphemes, which are units of meaning. For example, the letter unit “tri” is not a word, yet it has meaning. It signifies three. When connected to one or more morphemes in a word, those morphemes … Continue reading
In their article, How Middle School Failures Lead to Medical School Success, in today’s The Atlantic, Jessica and Tim Lahey bring together two topics that I want to write much more about in future blogs. They provide real life examples as … Continue reading
See my article The Lost Art of Discipline at the blog When I Discovered Your Words.
A couple years ago I began blogging about Catholic education, but my effort did not last long. With renewed energy and desire I have decided to begin again. There is, I believe, a real need for Catholic schools to connect … Continue reading
Here is a link to St. Pius X Classical Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, another parish with a school that has a classical curriculum. Also, here is their Parent / Student Handbook
I’ve come across an updated website for St. Jerome Catholic School in Hyattsville, MD. Also a fellow blogger sent me the following link: an article at the InsideCatholic.Com blog. Finally, here is another article on St. Jerome Catholic School, which … Continue reading