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Monthly Archives: October 2017
Handling Poor Grades: Steps to an Academic Reset
October 30, 2017
Michael Moynihan, Upper School Head at The Heights, offers practical and concrete guidance on how to help your son right the academic ship when his failure is entirely within his control.
Why We Need Exposure to Nature
October 25, 2017
Since 2008, more people live in cities than in rural areas. Eric Heil explains why we need exposure to nature in both the neurological benefits that it provides, and what we deprive ourselves of when we avoid it.
The Importance of Greentime
October 20, 2017
This week on HeightsCast, we re-explore an interview with Eric Heil on “greentime,” and “nature deficit disorder.”
Training the Hand to Train the Mind
October 17, 2017
Of all the subjects once taught in school and now abandoned, the one that probably would get the least support for revival would be penmanship. This is sad.
Raising Boys in an Age of Affluence Pt. 2
October 13, 2017
Alvaro de Vicente
Listen to part 2 of a lecture from Alvaro de Vicente on points for us to consider as we navigate through the challenges of raising boys in the current era.
Aristotle on the Student’s Job
October 12, 2017
Classics teacher, Tom Cox, analyzes the works of Aristotle to gain insight into the student's job in and out of the classroom.
Raising Boys in an Age of Affluence Pt. 1
October 6, 2017
Alvaro de Vicente
This podcast features the first half of a lecture delivered by our headmaster on the topic of Raising Boys in an
Seneca on the Teacher’s Job
October 4, 2017
In Seneca's Moral Letters, he mentions advice he had gotten from his teacher, Attalus. An analysis of the Latin reveals more from Seneca on teachers.
Leaves to Learn From This Fall
Dr. Mehan on Preparing for Bad News: Raising Men Who Can Handle It
Computers and Technology in Education at The Heights School
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