REPAIRING THE RUINS

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WORKSHOPS & SCHEDULE

This schedule is subject to change. Check back for updates.

Suggested Audiences:   

Grammar Grammar Logic and Rhetoric Logic/Rhetoric Foundation Track Foundation Track Administration Administrators All Everyone

   PRE-CONFERENCE: Wednesday, June 22 (CDT)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

   THURSDAY Morning, June 23 (CDT)
8:00–8:30
9:00–9:30

Welcome & Opening

9:30-10:30

Plenary Speaker

10:50–11:50
Workshops
Administration
Organizational Culture & Mission Alignment: Keeping Faculty and Staff . . . – Dixon & Seibel
All
Partnering with Parents – Carlson & Meadowcroft
Foundation Track
The Nature and Vision of Classical Christian Education – Nick Duncan
Grammar
The Crack in the Marble Jar, Focusing on Character over Conduct – Feeney & Kilmer
Grammar
Setting Students up for Success in the Classroom – Alice Kniss
Logic and Rhetoric
Momentary to Mastery: The Implementation of Mastery Based Learning – Kelly Songer
All

Track Plenary – Voddie Baucham

   THURSDAY Afternoon, June 23 (CDT)
12:00-1:15
Lunch
1:15–1:30

Presentation of the Boniface Award

1:30–2:30

Plenary Speaker

2:50–3:50
Workshops
Administration
Beginning with the End in Mind – Leslie Collins
Foundation Track
The Paideia of God – Joe Rigney
Administration
Adversity is a Gift, Peacemaking is Indispensable – Liz Caddow
Grammar
God’s Story – Teaching Bible in the Grammar School Classroom – Jacie Sytsma
Logic and Rhetoric
Speaking Latin in the Classroom: Why & How – Joshua Smith
Logic and Rhetoric
Teaching in the Great Works – Danielle Dillenschneider
All

Track Plenary – Douglas Wilson

4:10–5:10
Workshops
Foundation Track
Beauty is Greater than Aesthetics: Recovering the Lost Transcendental – Nick Duncan
All
The Liberal Arts and Play – Chris Schlect
Grammar
Narration as a Progymnasmata: Turning a Text into a Student Speech – Jason Barney
Grammar
Choosing the Best Books – Bustard & Bustard
Logic and Rhetoric
How Not To Teach Poetry – Christine Norvell
All
The Encouraging Challenge of Biblical Cosmology: A Scientist . . . – Dr. Mark Phillips
All

Track Plenary — Paideia: How the Ancient Greeks Shaped Virtuous Citizens – Louis Markos

   FRIDAY Morning, June 24 (CDT)
9:00–9:10

Announcements and Introduction

9:10–9:30

First Prize, 2022 Chrysostom Oratory Contest

9:30–10:30

Plenary — Technology and Authority – Carl Trueman

10:50–11:50
Workshops
All
Personal Holiness – Douglas Wilson
Foundation Track
Creating Classroom Culture – Mandi Gerth
Grammar
Review Games for the Win – Bronson Mathews
Foundation Track
Socratic Discussion: Creating Conversations that Transform – Heather Jennings
Logic and Rhetoric
The Computus: Teaching Mathematics by Calculating Easter – James Seidel
Logic and Rhetoric
Why Worry about Worldview? – Katherine Schultz
All

Track Plenary — Beauty Will Save the Child – Andrew Kern

   FRIDAY Afternoon, June 24 (CDT)
12:00-1:00
Lunch
1:15-1:30

Singing and Announcements

1:30-2:30

Plenary: Battle for the American Mind — Join a panel of experts on the history and trajectory of American education, and what Christians are called to do about it. This panel will discuss the new book from Harper Collins, Battle for the American Mind — David Goodwin, Louis Markos, Jeremy Tate, Ty Fischer

2:50–3:50
Workshops
Administration
Preparing Students with Disabilities for Service to God and Man – Susan Maher
All
What Hath Leisure do with Education? – Devin O’Donnell
Foundation Track
Biblical Worldview in the Grammar School – Teri Colvil
Grammar
From Wonder to Wisdom: Planting a Seed for Fruit of the Future – Sarah Hadley
Logic and Rhetoric
How Science Fits in a Humanities Education – Nicolas DiDonato
Foundation Track
A Meaningful Education – Dell Cook
All

Track Plenary — How Did Sexual Desire Become Human Identity? – Carl Trueman

4:10–5:10
Workshops
All
Beyond Vocation: Education as Spiritual Formation – Jonathan Woodyard
All
So Busy, So Noisy: Overthrowing the Tyranny of the Urgent – George Grant
Administration
Three Legal Trends for Christian Schools in 2022 – Kyle Johnson
Foundation Track
Memory in the Grammar School – Lynn White
Grammar
Educational Efficiency Through Purposeful Planning – Kim Warman
Logic and Rhetoric
Notes Toward a Christian Rhetoric: From Displays of Power to . . . – Andrew Kern
All

Track Plenary — From Greek to Christian to Progressive Paideia – Louis Markos

   SATURDAY Morning, June 25 (CDT)
9:00–10:00
Workshops
Administration
The Separation of Church and School: How Can Two Distinct Ministries . . . – Matt Greco
All
That the Next Generation May Know: Implementing a Theological . . . – Matthew Dixon
Grammar

Grading Narratively: The Story of the Student – Rebekah Shaffer

Grammar
Teaching Tolkien to Children: Mythos in the Classroom – Jeffrey Whittaker
Logic and Rhetoric
Do They Really Get It? Cultivating Virtue Through Oral Assessments – Kristen Clarkston
Logic and Rhetoric
The History of Science and Religion: A Classical Perspective – James Ungureanu
10:00–10:30

Announcements and School Accreditation Presentations

10:30–11:30

Plenary: The Last Covenanter: John Buchan and the Recovery of Christian Culture – George Grant

We plan to record all plenaries and workshops. All available recordings will be provided to online attendees for 30 days, and will be made available within three weeks of the conference. This includes any available recordings of workshops which are not in the online schedule.