Scholé Academy Blog
Restful, Classical, Learning, Online. Scholé Academy offers live, online courses that pair a classical curriculum with the pedagogy of restful learning (scholé). Our instructors foster deep engagement to cultivate learning that lasts.
~ by Celeste Gregor ~ Since I began teaching the Sr. Raphael School Liberal Arts Level 1 course three years ago, this may be the most common question I hear from parents interested in the course. Many families are attracted by the description of classical,...read more
~ by Sarah Foose ~ I first fell in love with Spanish as a ninth-grader in a private Christian school in Pennsylvania. I didn’t really know anyone in my daily life who spoke Spanish and I already decided ahead of time that I was NOT going to like it. I had studied...read more
~ by St. John Chrysostom ~ Behold a new and wondrous mystery. My ears resound to the Shepherd’s song, piping no soft melody, but chanting full forth a heavenly hymn. The Angels sing. The Archangels blend their voice in harmony. The Cherubim hymn their joyful praise....read more
~ by Fransell Riley ~ School days, school days Dear old golden rule days Reading and ‘riting and ‘rithmetic . . . I learned this song in elementary school and sang it every day as I walked to school. I wasn’t entirely sure what “‘rithmetic” was until years later as I...read more
One topic that I routinely hear in conversation, whether at conferences or in parent-teacher meetings as the Scholé Academy principal, revolves around training our students in their scholarship skills: note-taking, diligence, organization, and other such student virtues. The challenge of developing these skills is an issue that unites parents, teachers, and students alike, especially as we move through a new academic year.read more
After four years of development and growth, Scholé Academy will offer all the courses needed for a high school diploma. This marks a trend in three areas: 1) our own academy with its emphasis on classical and restful learning (scholé); 2) the growing renewal of classical education; and 3) the growth of online education generally.read more