Articles on Education

Christians & the Classics by Brian Phillips

Christians & the Classics by Brian Phillips

       Louise Cowan, in her essay “The Necessity of the Classics”, begins by telling the story of Kagemusha, a film by Japanese director Akira Kuro...
Why Study Greek Myths? by Brian Marr

Why Study Greek Myths? by Brian Marr

Question: I have questions about the study of Greek myths. I find many of the stories disturbing, and my children do as well. Can you please help ...
Aeneas the Failed Priest by Samuel Bussey

Aeneas the Failed Priest by Samuel Bussey

       Aeneas’ Religious Leadership and Roman Sacrificial Ritual in the Aeneid         In the Aeneid, Virgil’s hero Aeneas faces numerous hardship...
Relativity and Poetic Knowledge by Daniel Ryan

Relativity and Poetic Knowledge by Daniel Ryan

by Daniel Ryan, former Physics teacher for Logos Online School This year I decided teach something about Einstein’s theory of Relativity to my Phys...
Light of the Nations by Amanda Ryan

Light of the Nations by Amanda Ryan

by Amanda Ryan, Rhetoric teacher for Logos Online School This article originally appeared in the Spring 2016 of The Classical Difference magazine, ...
We Always Need a Brother by Douglas Wilson

We Always Need a Brother by Douglas Wilson

This article was originally posted on www.desiringgod.org Modern men have a distinct tendency to think that we have to grapple with a number of th...
Under Pressure by Will Boyd

Under Pressure by Will Boyd

Did you know that your shoulders support 14.7 lbs per square inch of the earth’s atmosphere? That’s right! You are carrying a burden even when you...
Plato’s Cave and Our Modern Education System by Scott Postma

Plato’s Cave and Our Modern Education System by Scott Postma

  I’m a product of the American public education system. Probably, you are too. Although my education was adequate to prepare me for an entry-level...
Why Teach (or Learn) Latin? by Lauren Abens

Why Teach (or Learn) Latin? by Lauren Abens

Our neighbors are over for Thanksgiving dinner and one of them asks me “so — what do you do for work?” I look up at her, smiling: “I’m a teacher f...
The Company You Keep by Rachel Olson

The Company You Keep by Rachel Olson

Paperback Advice from Livy I wish there was a magic way to identify good literature for children—especially for boys. Unfortunately, there isn’t… a...
Science and the Classics by Rachel Olson

Science and the Classics by Rachel Olson

What has science to do with Cicero? What has chemistry to do with the Trivium? Why ought my child to spend his time memorizing the muscles of a cat...
The State of Classical Education by Douglas Wilson

The State of Classical Education by Douglas Wilson

An interview of Douglas Wilson by David Kern of the Circe Institute  DK: It's been more than 30 years since you and your colleagues started Logos S...