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A classical education

Robert Woods Kennedy

A classical education

by Robert Woods Kennedy

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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , Norton, 1973.

    Statement(by) Robert Woods Kennedy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-203p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14969104M
    ISBN 100233965238
    OCLC/WorldCa16239568

    Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum: A Guide to Catholic Home Education; For the Love of Literature; The Harp and Laurel Wreath; Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style; Timeline of Classics: Historical Context for the Good and Great Books; The Well-Trained Mind, fourth edition (). As a general introduction to classical education, I think it is the ideal “” book that will take readers to the next the level of understanding after reading books like Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning (Doug Wilson), Wisdom and Eloquence (Evans and Littlejohn), The Well-Trained Mind (Bauer and Wise), and The Core (Bortins).

    Phone: () or () Schools Division Phone: () Email: [email protected] Fax: () Mail: Shelbyville Road, Louisville, KY , USA. A Classical Education and Charlotte Mason inspired book list for pre-school and kindergarten level children. A list of forgotten classics, and older books that still have a story to tell. In this day of tv inspired junk books (Charlotte Mason “twaddle” is there ever was) and cotton candy books – it is important and sometimes challenging.

    “What books should my child be reading in the summer time?” “Do you have books you recommend for my student’s grade level?” After hearing this type of question over and over, Mrs. Miller set out to create the Augustine Christian Academy Recommended Reading Lists. Because it uses real, living books and hands-on experimentation rather than relying on textbooks and canned presentations, classical education is a matter of exploration, of reading, thinking, and talking, and of discovery – not of rote memorization and regurgitation. Classical homeschooling involves teaching based on the three stages of.


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