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What Exactly is a Christian Classical Education?

Mar 16, 2008
How your children see the world and how they deal with life are influenced by their education. So is the strength of their personal character. The choice of determining where and how your children will be educated is one of the most difficult to make.

Public, private, religious, non-sectarian, home-- all of these educational options have something to offer. But what makes Christian Classical Education different is that it is reinstating the most proven education system we've ever had.

Many of our greatest thinkers, scientists, and leaders were the result of Christian Classical Education. In fact, some of these very people were also the Founding Fathers of America.

Respected leaders, movers, and shakers continue to emerge from a shattered version of classical education. Regretfully, the untainted form of classical education includes a Christian worldview.

Why is Christian Classical Education so successful? Because it's based on the Trivium. Regardless of how fast the child is learning, they go through three distinct learning phases.

Grades K-6 focus on memorization, grades 7-8 focus on forming arguments through logic and critical thinking, and grades 9-12 focus on independent thinking and communication. The Trivium effectively teaches children how to communicate through speech and writing.

Christian Classical Education involves a variety of subjects, but usually covers history, literature, art, language, science, and math. Students are also assigned to read works that cover Western literature and Western philosophy.

Learning Greek, Latin, and other classical languages are also common components in classical curriculum. Socratic teaching, class lectures, and debates are also some of the more well-known methods of classical teaching.

There has never been a greater need for Christian Classical Education. The world has become a constantly shifting, changing place: We leap from one technology and pop culture to the next. These along with geopolitical forces are constantly restructuring our daily lives.

The skills we need in order to get and keep a job are always changing. No matter what the future holds, we will always need great thinkers and speakers. We need people who can acquire new skills swiftly and through their own devices, regardless of their field. Christian Classical Education is proven to produce exactly the kind of students we need in this ever-changing world.
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