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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Podcasts for Parents

Raise your hand if you’ve gotten into the newest fun hobby- podcast listening?! In case you don’t know, podcasts are a free audio service on the internet that you can download and listen to at your leisure. They run the gamut in topics and...

Distance Learning Tips from the CCS Library

As more information is released from our government and health care professionals, the reality of being at home altogether for an extended period of time can be daunting. While we are so incredibly grateful for technological services that allow...

5 Ways to Calm Children's Fears Around the Coronavirus

Anxiety seems to be part of this world, and it is especially high as the coronavirus spreads across our country. Children are particularly vulnerable during times of uncertainty because they have less control than adults. With schedules...

19 Ways to Stay Busy During COVID-19

As life slows down due to preventative measures against the coronavirus, there is a lot more down time for families across our nation! While many schools will provide work for students, there will still be more free time than usual. Here are some...

Winter Has Passed: A Tribute to Dave Cook

As I consider past events, January 27, 2017, has become a remarkable date. In the midst of new leadership and a burgeoning building project, a literal GIFT walked through the doors of Covenant Classical School. Little did I realize the impact and...

Five Important Questions to Consider When Choosing a Kindergarten

Choosing a great Kindergarten program for your child is daunting but not impossible! Parents want a safe and loving environment for their child where values that have been taught at home are reinforced. Parents also want their child to be...

S.T.E.M. : A Science Teacher's Perspective (part 2)

Rather than focusing on one academic area of interest, a classically educated student is educated as a whole. They are taught to respect and nurture their physical and spiritual bodies, to explore and understand the wonder of the natural world...

STEM: A Science Teacher's Perspective

I've been thinking much about the latest "fad" in education. It seems like every couple of years, an educator and a politician team up to take on what is wrong with education in America. Fueled by frustration, fear, and hope for a quick fix, the...

A Perspective on Classical Education

Several years ago, I attended a writing lesson with a clear objective. The teacher instructed students to create a descriptive draft based on careful observation. Initially, he projected an image on the screen and told us to burn the picture into...

Children and Chores

“You’re lucky, Mom, you don’t have any chores to do.” That complaint was courtesy of my four-year-old whose only responsibility that Saturday morning was to empty three wastepaper baskets. It is true that my four kids were being trained to...