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- Who Killed Homer?: The Demise of Classical
Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom
by Victor Davis Hanson, John Heath
- Hanson and Heath are not content to simply make a fiery,
articulate case for what's right about understanding this
particular ancient civilization in a contemporary world where
more and more non-Western societies openly seek to embrace the
- Spelling Power
Complete with New Quick Start Introduction, Lists of the 5,000
Most Frequently Used Words Organized by Phonetic Principle
by Beverly L. Adams-Gordon
This program is wonderful for homeschoolers and anyone wanting
to improve their child's spelling ability.
- First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained
by Jessie Wise, Sarah Park (Illustrator)
- Parents can assure their child's success in language arts
with this simple-to-use, scripted guide.
- The Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading
- by Jessie Wise, Sara Buffington
- Over the years of her teaching career, Jessie Wise has seen
good reading instruction fall prey to trendy philosophies and
political infighting. Now she has teamed with dynamic coauthor
Sara Buffington to supply parents with a clear, direct phonics
program-a program that gives them the know-how and confidence
to take matters into their own hands.
Classical Christian Education
Classical and Christian Education
Please take a moment to read through this brief outline of what
classical education really was and is today. We believe
that you will find more myth than truth in the modern image of
Christian Education: A Look at Some History
The historic forms or examples can be found where Christians
produced educated, biblically literate, discerning students.
The historic form can be called Classical Christian Education.
By Ben House, Pastor of Grace Covenant Church.
Our once-a-week, supplemental, academic programs provide a committed
Christian community and structure and support, along with great
fellowship for the students. We offer Foundations (K4-6th), Essentials
(3rd-6th), and Challenge for (7th-12).
Tools of Learning
The stock argument in favor of postponing the school-leaving
age and prolonging the period of education generally is there
there is now so much more to learn than there was in the Middle
Ages. This is partly true, but not wholly. Dorothy Sayers.
The Bluedorns welcome you to Trivium Pursuit Online. Here you
will find resources which apply Christian Classical Education
a Classical Education?
The early years of school are spent in absorbing facts, systematically
laying the foundations for advanced study. In the middle grades,
students learn to think through arguments. In the high school
years, they learn to express themselves. This classical pattern
is called the trivium. By Susan Wise Bauer.
This talk will attempt to answer two questions; what is Classical
Education and why is it necessary in our day. You may read the
lecture or listen to it with Real Audio.
and Stages: The Trivium
Grades 1-6. The subject of Grammar is the heart of the grammar
stage curriculum, and throughout most of the history of classical
education, meant Latin and Greek grammar.
Grades 7-9. The subject of Logic is the heart of the dialectic
Grades 10-12. Originally, rhetoric was credited with the power
to create and maintain civilized society.
A Comparison of Different Methods and Approaches to Homeschooling
In Conjunction with The Trivium Matrix by Harvey & Laurie
Bluedorn. We will compare some of the different methods and approaches
to Homeschooling with which many of us are already familiar.
See what classical home schooling looks like. Send the Webmaster
a copy of your child's work, and we'll add it to the gallery.
Trivium in a Capsule
The Trivium consists of the first three formal subjects of the
seven liberal arts: Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric. This is the
formal Trivium in the classical sense. by Harvey & Laurie
This list contains the writings that have generally been held
to be the core of Western intellectual history. They provide
an excellent opportunity to understand and critique the influences
that have shaped Western culture.
Greek n' Stuff
Learn a Greek or Latin word a day. Lots of free stuff. Karen
Mohs award-winning site.
Offers live group tutorials over the internet in the subjects
of a classical liberal arts curriculum: the classical languages,
the great books of literature and history, and rhetoric.
Course of Study for Learning Logic at Home
As you read the following course of study, keep in mind that
this is only how our family applies the Trivium to homeschooling.
It is certainly not the only way. By Laurie Bluedorn.
This is a loop for Christians who are combining classical education
methods with Charlotte Mason ideas in their homeschools.
This list is for LDS and other Christian parents who homeschool
their children using the Classical Education (Trivium) approach.
For families that like many parts of Classical or Charlotte Mason
methodologies, but choose to have a less restrictive learning
environment for their children.
The purpose of this loop is practical in nature: to share resource
suggestions, reviews, schedules, ideas, and encouragement, in
order to help one another provide Classical Education within
the homeschool environment.
With the Trivium E-mail Discussion Loop
This loop is open to Christian Homeschooling families interested
in discussing the Trivium and how it can be applied to Homeschooling.
Has over 60 lists going so none will get too overwhelming.
The participants on this list discuss the book "The Well-Trained
Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home" by Jessie
Wise and Susan Wise Bauer. Although we have a moderator, we do
not have any "experts."
Association of Classical
& Christian Schools
The primary mission of ACCS is to promote, establish, and equip
schools committed to a classical approach to education in the
light of a Christian world view grounded in the Old and New Testament
- Classical Resources from Amazon.com
- The Well-Trained Mind
- A Guide to Classical Education at Home, Revised and Updated Edition
- by Jessie Wise, Susan Wise Bauer
- This book will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school. More information available on the Well Trained Mind website.
Trivium : The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric
- by Miriam Joseph
- Opening the door for beginners who seek a thorough grounding
in the first arts of human understanding, this book explains
the nature of logic, grammar, and rhetoric-the three of the seven
liberal arts-and how they relate to one another.
Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum
A Guide to Catholic Home Education
by Laura Berquist
A practical plan for arranging your own curriculum, K-12, from
a classical and Catholic perspective.
Invitation to the Classics
by Louise Cowan
From Homer to Chaucer, Dickens to C.S. Lewis, each author receives
a chapter that includes a biographical sketch followed by a thorough
summary of the classic(s) he or she penned. 1998 Hardcover.
- Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning : An
Approach to Distinctively Christian Education
- (Turning Point Christian Worldview Series)
by Doug Wilson
- The author makes a very strong argument for one particular
type of private school--classical christian. He spends much of
this book showing the weaknesses in the alternatives: public
school, other types of private schools, and homeschooling.
by Douglas J. Wilson, James B. Nance
- Taking the basics of formal logic from a Christian perspective,
this Mars Hill text is easy to use and is suited for ages 13+.
- Combining a K-12 Christian School with accredited distance
Hand That Rocks the Cradle: 400 Classic Books for Children
By Nathaniel Bluedorn
I have summarized the plot for each book. Reading levels help many parents. My mother didn't stick to these reading levels; I'll forgive you if you ignore them.
Logic in 100 Minutes
Starring: Hans Bluedorn and Nathaniel Bluedorn
This educational DVD features two 50-minute workshops conducted by Hans and Nathaniel Bluedorn, authors of The Fallacy Detective and The Thinking Toolbox.