The Story of History

19th Century America, 19th Century Europe, 20th Century

The Story of History series is intended to cover the flow of history from Bible times through the 20th century, providing students with a backdrop against which they can better engage in The Great Conversation. Students in the upper Grammar School or School of Logic will get to know the heroes, villains and key events […]

Section: History   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

Fundamentals of Research & Presentation

Fundamentals of Research & Presentation introduces students to logic level research and presentation skills as they use the history of their own home area (state, province, or country) as the research content. Students will hone both their written and oral presentation skills and gain experience with computerized presentation tools as they develop clear, attractive, and […]

Section: Composition, History, Humanities   |   School: School of Logic

Fundamentals of Western Civilization

Students sometimes struggle with understanding the historical timeline and the cause and effect of events within that timeline. Using both narrative history and appropriate historical fiction, this class will take the students through an overview of Western Civilization, helping them to understand and see God’s hand in History since creation. The class will dive into […]

Section: History, Humanities   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

World Geography

Have you ever stopped to think about how the geography of a region shapes its economy, government, and sometimes even religion? This class will take students through the continents while learning about culture, land forms, climates, resources, etc. Students will have the opportunity to make presentations, complete creative projects, and much more as they “travel […]

Section: History   |   School: School of Logic

The Great Conversation

The Great Conversation 1 - 6

The Great Conversation is a longstanding dialogue about universal experiences, historical events, and philosophical ideas. Contained in what are known as the Great Books, this dialogue encapsulates the questions that have been asked and answered since the beginning of time and has shaped every aspect of Western civilization. In The Great Conversation courses, we engage […]

A Closer Look at US History

The War for American Indepence, The Foundations of US Government, The War Between the States, The First World War

Don’t just study US history. Learn how to be the historian! In this series, we take a “closer look” at the great events of American history and examine the foundations of the US government in more detail.  While most history courses present students with an already written and interpreted historical narrative, this series gives students […]

Section: History   |   School: School of Rhetoric