The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at by Susan Wise Bauer,Jessie Wise

By Susan Wise Bauer,Jessie Wise

Is your baby getting misplaced within the process, losing interest, wasting his or her average eagerness to profit? if this is the case, it can be time to take cost of your child’s education—by doing it yourself.

The Well-Trained Mind will train you, step-by-step, on the way to supply your baby an academically rigorous, complete schooling from preschool via excessive school—one that may educate her or him to learn, to imagine, to understand, to be well-rounded and serious about studying. Veteran domestic educators Susan clever Bauer and Jessie clever define the classical trend of schooling known as the trivium, which organizes studying round the maturing capability of the child’s brain and includes 3 levels: the trouble-free institution “grammar stage,” while the development blocks of knowledge are absorbed via memorization and principles; the center university “logic stage,” within which the coed starts to imagine extra analytically; and the high-school “rhetoric stage,” the place the scholar learns to jot down and converse with strength and originality. utilizing this concept as your version, you’ll manage to show your child—whether full-time or as a complement to school room education—in all degrees of analyzing, writing, heritage, geography, arithmetic, technology, international languages, rhetoric, common sense, artwork, and song, despite your personal flair in these subjects.

Thousands of oldsters and lecturers have already used the specified publication lists and strategies defined in The Well-Trained Mind to create a very better schooling for the youngsters of their care. This widely revised fourth version includes thoroughly up-to-date curricula and booklet lists, hyperlinks to a wholly new set of on-line assets, new fabric on instructing little ones with studying demanding situations, state of the art math and sciences strategies, solutions to universal questions on domestic schooling, and suggestion on functional issues corresponding to standardized checking out, operating together with your neighborhood college board, designing a high-school software, getting ready transcripts, and making use of to colleges.

You do have keep an eye on over what and the way your baby learns. The Well-Trained Mind provide you with the instruments you’ll have to educate your baby with self belief and success.

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