The Importance of Structure for Young Children: 7 Tips from Mrs. Brown

Offering structure with young children doesn’t stifle them; it actually liberates them and allows them to flourish in the classroom as they develop the habits and skills that will lead to good citizenship. Here’s seven tips to do that.

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A History of the Scientific Revolution

The scientific revolution forever changed the focuses of scientific study. But studying the history of science benefits all students and helps put today’s science education into context.

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The Timeliness of Learning Latin

Latin “unlocks a wealth of Western literature and learning,” says Hillsdale Academy Latin teacher JohnMark Beazley. Learn what students can gain from studying this rewarding language.

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A Christmas Carol—A Tale for All Seasons

You don’t have to wait until December to read Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol. This tale of Scrooge’s transformation—of finding value in the smallest of things—offers important lessons any time of the year.

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Truths Universally Acknowledged: Community, Trust, and Respect in Pride and Prejudice

From its iconic opening sentence, Pride and Prejudice takes us into a world of dashing bachelors, fair ladies, and friends and family intent on finding the perfect husband for the eligible maidens in their midst. But first impressions are not always accurate impressions, as the characters discover in Jane Austen’s delightful classic.

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A Community of Study

Studying with friends isn’t something I did in high school, but it has helped strengthen my study habits, helped me build friendships, and familiarized me with beautiful places around campus.

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10 Unexpected Lessons from Hillsdale’s Greek Life

Going Greek is one of the greatest and certainly most unexpected blessings of my college experience thus far. Here are 10 lessons I’ve learned from Hillsdale’s Greek life.

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Sunshine on a Rainy Day

Many students struggle finding the perfect on-campus employment. If you look a little deeper, you could find a hidden gem job like working as a student horticulturist.

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Welcome to AJ’s Café

One of the more iconic places for students to gather, AJ’s Café has a little bit of everything. From good food to study sessions, it’s one of the best spots to see daily Hillsdale community in action.

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Rethinking Social Media

After reading an article on Twitter last year, Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin reconsidered his use of social media—and decided to close his accounts. See how he’s kept up the conversation since leaving traditional platforms behind.

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Epic Poem, Epic Questions: Studying Milton’s Paradise Lost

John Milton’s Paradise Lost, one of the greatest epics of all time, offers not only beautiful poetry but also deals with the perennial questions of good and evil.

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BCSI Staff Spotlight—Tomek Grzesiak

Hillsdale alumnus and former teacher Tomek Grzesiak takes what he learned in the classroom to help other teachers across the country implement a classical education.

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