Friday, July 24, 2009

Fall online courses for high schoolers

The Mass, spiritual classics, Tolkien! My three favorite subjects. That is why I will be teaching three online courses for high schoolers this fall on these subjects through Homeschool Connections, run by Maureen Wittman and Walter Crawford. Go to these links for more details:

Literature: Tolkien & Fairy Stories
Theology: The Mass Explained
Theology: Catholic Spiritual Writers

Homeschool Connections has several other online courses this fall.

Theology: Moral Theology with Monica Ashour
Theology: Christian Anthropology with Monica Ashour
Literature: Gawain and the Green Knight -- Chivalry, Courtesy and Chastity with Henry Russell, Ph.D.
Literature: Christ and King Arthur -- Heroism and Holiness with Henry Russell, Ph.D.
Literature: The Orthodox Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer -- Trust God and Tradition with Henry Russell, Ph.D.
Science: Blood in Sickness and In Health with Kris Corriera
What Do Philosophers Do and How Do They Do It with Jean Rioux, Ph.D.
Democracy, Government, and Citizenship with Ed Rivet
Principles of Economics and Catholic Perspectives with David Harris, Ph.D.

All courses are four to eight weeks long. To find out more just go the the Homeschool Connections web page.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Gates' Arrest

Having seen egregious and offensive racial profiling in action in my neighborhood, I don't doubt that it is still a major problem in the U.S. But, what I find interesting about this article is its political bias. If you can tell what I'm talking about, put it in the comments box.