Author: Andrew Kern

What Is Virtue?

The harder the reformers try, the worse they make the American school. They just can’t seem to get it right. Their errors are so fundamental that only a complete rebooting will help. Conventional education is based on three principles and one application. 1. There is no Truth. 2. If there is Truth, you can’t know …

Two Methods of Instruction

Classical education rouses the student’s mind to action through two methods: the Didactic and the Dialectic. Let’s take a brief look at each of these modes of instruction. THE DIDACTIC METHOD If you have heard the word “didactic,” it was probably used for lectures or some other form of instruction in which the active teacher presented …