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This age loves to memorize facts using songs, chants, rhythm, or rhyme so our methodology employs these tools to teach students factual material including: oceans and continents, multiplication tables, selected Shakespeare, Latin paradigms, English parts
In this stage, the teaching becomes more Socratic. Teachers begin discussion using a broad open-ended question. Then, as the students attempt to answer, the teacher guides them to the correct, logical answer. Socratic teaching is highly effective, but i
Rhetoric Stage students are learning confidence, eloquence, and grace as they enjoy the final stage of our process. As they explore the Great Ideas, mathematics, and science, they will also be equipped in sound doctrine and apologetics. The culmination
"We have been at the Paideia school since our son was a kindergartener. He is now a rising 10th grader. Our journey has definitely been an experience that we have enjoyed. We learned about the school through a flyer we received in the mail. My husband devoured the website and decided if he were creating a school and curriculum that Paideia’s curriculum would be the closest to it. We interviewed and had a warm and fuzzy feeling and tremendous peace about this being the right school for our family. The curriculum offers enough of a challenge that our son is kept on his toes. My husband and I have jokingly said throughout the years that if we could, we would like to enroll in the school. We are very pleased and unquestionably still stand by the decision we made to become a part of the Paideia community. It still is the best school for our family."
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We fell in love with Paideia the day we toured it. It became our home within a week of enrolling. The students, staff and faculty all embody a spirit of submission and Christ-like service to one another that creates a culture of respect and harmony not seen in other academic environments. It shows in our children when we are out in the community - through their curious minds and honorable actions. As a K-12 school, and with us having a large family, we will be at PCCS for the long haul!"
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“Our children spend more time at school than they do with us as parents. To know that our girls are with teachers who truly value them, believe in them, and want to see them grow intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually has brought us great peace of mind. Because of the culture and mission of Paideia, our girls have been equipped in their faith, grown into bold thinkers, developed godly character and a strong work ethic. They are truly growing into great Disciples, Scholars, and Citizens.”
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