Month: April 2009

What is Classical Education

by Peter Kreeft The content of the curriculum of a classical Christian school, on primary, secondary, or college levels, is similar to the core of the “arts and sciences” core of a university, which was developed from the medieval curriculum of the “seven liberal arts” of the “trivium” and the “quadrivium,” which was invented by …

The Four Principles of Latin Study

The Four Principles of Latin Study In the last issue of the Classical Teacher, I gave some principles of Latin instruction as set forth in Charles Bennett’s 1911 book,┬áThe Teaching of Latin and Greek. This book, though long out of print, contains what I believe to be very sound insights into the teaching of classical …