about the teacher
Josiah has been a high school math, science, and humanities teacher for five years. After graduating from New Saint Andrews College in 2014, he taught Math and Science at Sequitur Classical Academy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for three years, during which time he began teaching for Roman Roads as well. He then moved back to Moscow, Idaho and continued teaching Logic, Rhetoric, and Astronomy at Roman Roads for two years. During his fifth year of teaching, he decided to pursue a career in graphic design, so he took a year off and moved to England for three months to study graphic design before returning to Moscow. He now runs his own design agency, Designosaur, and continues teaching part-time as well.
Teaching is more than the transfer of information. In order to train students up in the knowledge and love of the Lord, the purpose of teaching should be to shape the desires and affections of students so that they learn to love what God loves and hate what God hates. Our rational faculties are an integral part of this training, and therefore a proper, God-centered study of Logic and reasoning is crucial to the formation of habits and …