Making the Grade

When it comes to assessing progress in school, there are many different philosophies tailored to many different scenarios. Whether the choice is letter grades, pass-fail, standards-based grading, or one of myriad others, there are some pitfalls that we should avoid: Not taking grades seriously enough. According to John Milton Gregory, in order to prove that the student has learned, they…

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Is it Middle School? Junior High? It’s the Logic Stage!

  The students in Agape Christi Academy’s oldest class will achieve a milestone next fall when they enter 7th grade. In keeping with the classical learning stages, 7th grade marks the transition from the Grammar Stage to Logic Stage. What students learn, and how they learn it, undergoes a significant transformation at this age. Logic stage students are no longer…

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Rigorous Academics

In talking with parents about the academic program at Agape Christi, two similar questions that keep popping up are, “How hard is it?” and “How much homework is there?” We have addressed this topic here on our website, but would like to further discuss the issue of rigorous academics in hope that your family will be edified. Let’s begin with…

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