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Articles tagged Trivium

How to Scale Your Child's Latin

In a previous article, I talked about my friend Denise’s philosophy of “scaling, not bailing.” Here is the way I think about it. Every Henle exercise is either a grammar-stage exercise, a dialectic-stage exercise, or a rhetorical-stage exercise. When your child does...
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New U.S. placemats encourage independent learning...at the dinner table

by John
Friday, 31 March, 2017
categories: Articles
Children whose innate love of learning has been nurtured will learn naturally in any environment without even thinking about it, and one of the most natural places of all to learn is right at the kitchen table. Enter the new Trivium at the Table placemats with maps of...
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A Quadrivium Developed: Christianized Liberal Arts (Part Two)

In our first article, we looked at the development of the subjects comprising the seven liberal arts with specific attention given to the quadrivium. In this article, we will focus on how the seven liberal arts were Christianized. Hopefully, this will give us some...
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Creation: Humility, Harmony, and Hierarchy

Creation: Humility, Harmony, and HierarchyHow Classical, Christian Education Nurtures Humility, the Appreciation of Beauty, and the Cultivation of Biblical Virtuesby Kate Deddens We have to be receptive in order to learn. We need to be open to instruction—to submit to...
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A Quadrivium Developed (Part One)

"The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks."—Albert Einstein Education is much more than teaching specific content needed to pass the right...
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