Classical education has seen an explosive rebirth in the past few years in the homeschool community. Experts shout for your attention with advice like "teach world history in four distinct units," "learning Latin is mandatory," and "finish the logic stage before moving on to the rhetoric stage."
You could easily spend weeks pouring over all the different requirements, curriculum, teaching resources, and interpretations out there...and you would feel overwhelmed with the burden of trying to comprehend and apply all that you learned. You only have a few years to shape your child's heart and mind. With so much at stake and so little time, which way should you go?
Diane Lockman has been through a similar journey, and she wants you to know that what she discovered was liberating. Classical education, if taught like it was for most of Western history, can be enormously fun and energizing! All you have to do is teach three skills to mastery (language, thought, and speech) while discussing meaningful ideas like truth, goodness, and beauty.
Home school parents need practical instructions for turning the idea of a classical Christian home education into reality. Diane shows you exactly how to teach these three skills through 12 real-life case studies with children ranging in age from 5 to 13 years old. Using her "must-know" checklists, Diane develops customized strategic semester plans for each child, a to-do list for the parents, and a to-do list for the children. Use these personal "makeovers" as a guide to develop your own strategic plans.
National leaders on two continents have been successfully trained by the classical method for over two thousand years. At this critical time in history, the common twelve-year educational paradigm cannot begin to prepare your children for the calling on their lives. Like Diane, you and your family can recover your inheritance. What are you waiting for?
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