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Foundations On-line Training Course

The Philosophy & Methods of
the Principle Approach®: Foundations

On-line Training Course


Training Series (Foundations Course) 

Course Description

The Philosophy and Methods of the Principle Approach: Foundations is the first in a series of training courses developed by the Foundation for American Christian Education and designed to promote mastery of the Biblical philosophy and methodology of the Principle Approach, as well as restore a providential view of America’s Christian history, government and Gospel purpose. This Foundations Course is comprised of nine topical units of study or sessions which specifically lay the foundation of the philosophy and model the distinct methods of the Principle Approach. The sessions are designed sequentially, each building upon the previous study. The on-line format allows you to arrange your studies around your schedule. The investment of your effort to study and learn will produce the fruit of understanding, wisdom and expertise in implementing the Principle Approach to teaching and learning in any setting or sphere of influence, as well as further establishing your Biblical Christian worldview.

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Featured Course Texts
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Christian History of the Constitution Teaching Providential History


Course Outline

Session 1   Introduction to Foundations
Session 2   The Notebook Method
Session 3   The Crisis of Character
Session 4   Worldviews & Presuppositions
Session 5   History of Education in the USA
Session 6   The Importance of Words
Session 7   Teaching by Principles & Leading Ideas
Session 8   Gaining a Providential View of History
Session 9   The Essential Tools of Principle Approach & the Seven Governmental Principles

About the Instructor

Connie Moody (instructor)CONNIE MOODY has been a professional in the field of education since 1983. She has served as a classroom teacher, a curriculum writer, a program coordinator, a school administrator and a professional development trainer. Her training includes a B.S. and M.S. in Education from Old Dominion University, endorsements in gifted and talented education from William and Mary, and an administrative license certification from the University of Denver.

Connie led the transition of Summit County Christian School in Colorado to the Principle Approach beginning in 1998. She now serves the Foundation as the Principle Approach Commonwealth Director of Teaching and Training Services. She lives with her husband Del on the banks of the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Virginia.

The Value of Training

"The Foundations Course has been enlightening and empowering. I feel more at ease about having my own thinking restored and more equipped to shepherd the thinking and reasoning of the next generation.” G.L.



Course participants receive a discount on the required texts through our bookstore.  The coupon code is available upon registration.

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