What is Classical Education?
Classical education is like a very large museum with many beautiful, wonder-filled rooms that could be studied over a lifetime. It is a long tradition of education that has emphasized the seeking after of truth, goodness, and beauty and the study of the liberal arts and the great books. What are the liberal arts? They are…
~ by Jesse Hake ~ My son Tobin, who just finished fourth grade, tries to get in a wisecrack about every sixty seconds. Too often, the only response I give is to tell him not to interrupt or to get back to work. This response is not necessarily wrong, but it’s often...read more
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