Ty Fischer

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Not Cancelled: Why Classical Education Has To Keep Going At Veritas

Posted by Ty Fischer on Apr 9, 2020 11:24:03 PM

Today's announcement from the Governor that schools are officially shuttered through the end of the academic year was not exactly unexpected. But it was jarring ... Read More

Feeling The Absence of Touch in a Socially Distant Lenten Season

Posted by Ty Fischer on Mar 18, 2020 9:16:22 PM

One of my favorite parts of my job is also one of the most mundane. Once a week, I greet students as they arrive at Veritas Academy (each day, a different school ... Read More

Now More Than Ever: Setting our Sights For This Coming School Year

Posted by Ty Fischer on Aug 5, 2019 7:24:00 PM

Sometimes you have to get some distance to see things clearly.

At Veritas, our mission is to cultivate loving, serving, thinking students. A lot of what ... Read More

Grateful for Growth, Focused on the Future: In Response to LNP Feature

Posted by Ty Fischer on May 15, 2019 10:07:00 AM

Last month, LNP published a story on the struggling enrollment at many private schools in Lancaster County. It was a featured story in the April 13 edition, which ... Read More

#MoreThanATest : Raising the Standardized Testing Question

Posted by Ty Fischer on Apr 24, 2019 7:47:00 PM

Classrooms across Pennsylvania have been a little more silent - and possibly a little more stressed - this week as students pore over the PSSAs.

A stroll ... Read More

By Rote, By Heart: The Most Effective Tool for Teaching Young Minds

Posted by Ty Fischer on Apr 2, 2019 9:25:44 AM

Have you ever witnessed a miracle?

The Bible outlines many miraculous events. Some of them, however, may not make much sense at first glance. Take this ... Read More

Science, Cambridge, & A Quest for Antifragile Faith

Posted by Ty Fischer on Oct 2, 2018 10:29:03 AM

It is easy to experience disequilibrium at Cambridge.

The first event during my recent visit to the University of Cambridge was dinner. When I sat down, I ... Read More

3 Reasons to Rethink American Exceptionalism (& Still Enjoy July 4)

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jul 4, 2018 10:02:00 AM

In our day—and especially on the Fourth of ... Read More

3 Habits to Embrace That Teach Your Kids How to Think (Not What to Think)

Posted by Ty Fischer on Feb 24, 2018 3:46:34 PM

I have these moments. I used to freeze when they happened. One of my daughters (they are now aged 18, 16, 14, and 11) would say something and I would realize that ... Read More

A Path Toward Sexual Sanity & Sanctity Out Of a Wasteland of Scandals

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jan 9, 2018 7:26:00 PM

The news makes me wince daily. I still read the paper and I have come to dread the turning of the second page. Each day it seems ... Read More