Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning: An Approach to Distinctively Christian Education
Author Douglas Wilson makes the argument that education must have a foundation of religion, which informs worldview. Education is the asking and answering of questions, and learning to read and write is simply the process of acquiring the tools needed to do that.
The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had
Surrounded by more books than ever, readers today are frequently daunted by the classics they have left unread. The Well-Educated Mind, debunking our own inferiority complexes, is a wonderful resource for anyone wishing to explore and develop the mind's capacity to read and comprehend the "greatest hits" in fiction, autobiography, history, poetry, and drama.
Far from tossing readers into the swarming sea of classics and demanding that they swim, this book offers brief, entertaining histories of five literary genres, accompanied by detailed instructions on how to read each type. The annotated lists at the close of each chapterranging from Cervantes to A. S. Byatt, Herodotus to Paul Gilroypreview recommended reading and encourage readers to make vital connections between ancient traditions and contemporary writing.
Based on the same classical method as Bauer's terrifically successful The Well-Trained Mind, The Well-Educated Mind provides not only a thorough grounding in the classics but also a widely applicable foundation for self-education.
First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind
Classical Education & The Home School
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, Revised and Updated Edition
This book will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school. Two veteran home educators outline the classical pattern of educationthe triviumwhich organizes learning around the maturing capacity of the child's mind: the elementary school "grammar stage," the middle school "logic stage," and the high school "rhetoric stage." Using the trivium as your model, you'll be able to instruct your child in all levels of reading, writing, history, geography, mathematics, science, foreign languages, rhetoric, logic, art, and music, regardless of your own aptitude in those subjects.
Newly revised and updated, The Well-Trained Mind includes detailed book lists with complete ordering information; up-to-date listings of resources, publications, and Internet links; and useful contacts.
The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric
The Lost Tools of Learning
The Trivium in Biblical Perspective
Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Book?
Living Math Forum
Catholic CM/TWTM Swap Group
LDS Classical Education
Mother of Divine Grace Families
Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum Families
Christian Classical Charlotte Mason
Classical~Charlotte Mason Material Swap
Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy
Classical Homeschooling Magazine
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