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In 1999, Stratford Caldecott emerged as a unique voice in classical Christian education with his timely meditations on the oft-neglected subjects of the Quadrivium in Beauty for Truth's Sake. Following a similar blueprint, Caldecott turns his contemplative powers to the theo-philosophical nature of language and takes the reader on a journey into the heart of the Trivium in his most recent Beauty in the Word (Angelico Press, 2012).
While writing within a…Continue
Helpful basic introduction to classical education (17 minute lecture). "Ancient Future Education" by Davies Owens (from Q Ideas, Washington, D.C., April 10–12, 2012). Description from the website:
Most people don’t know that current educational practice is less than a century old. Paradoxically, the harder we try to produce great thinkers similar to those of the past, the further we move from the style of education that produced them. Some now advocate a return to…Continue
The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can DoAuthor: Tony Wagner (Harvard Education Professor)Amazon…Continue
Here is the copy from a recent blog post:Sequestration–The Latin Word De Jour For the last few months we have been hearing a good bit about the threat of a…Continue