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This forty-five-page booklet is an ideal introduction to classical education that traces the history of classical education and describes its modern renaissance. The booklet also highlights the distinctive elements of the movement, including its emphasis on teaching grammar, logic, and rhetoric (the trivium); the role and benefit of classical language study; and the extraordinary achievements of students who are receiving a classical education. This engaging and conversational booklet includes anecdotes,diagrams, and charts, and is especially recommended to parents just beginning their examination of classical education. An unabridged, eighty-minute audio CD, read by the author, is also available.
Concise but significant introduction to classical education
Clear definition and historical overview of classical education
Descriptions of the modern renaissance in classical education
Examples of student achievement around the country
Helpful anecdotes, diagrams and charts