Articles by Paideia Leaders

Check out these articles by the core staff of the National Paideia Center, Terry Roberts (director) and Laura Billings (associate director).

  • Thinking is Literacy, Literacy Thinking (Roberts and Billings, Educational Leadership ASCD, February, 2008). In literacy cycles built around Paideia Seminars, students practice thinking as a function of reading, speaking, listening, and writing. 
  • The Discipline of Wonder (Roberts, Education Week, September, 2004) “Education: the central aim of which has always been recognized, from Socrates’ day down to our own, as the freeing of the mind through the discipline of wonder.” Mortimer Adler, How to Read a Book.

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Terry Roberts
Terry Roberts
Laura Billings
Laura Billings