Classical educational instruction emphasizes ancient disciplines and classical literature through the use of a three-part process called the trivium. The early years are spent learning and memorizing facts, the middle years are spent putting those facts together logically, and the high school years are spent communicating knowledge through rhetoric. Learn more and find websites offering classical curriculum through the links below. Be sure to visit other areas of our website to find additional classical curriculum resources, curriculum providers, books and magazines, and educational websites.
Classical Education Resources
- Classical Curriculum Guide
This list contains the writings that have generally been held to be the core of Western intellectual history. They provide an excellent opportunity to understand and critique the influences that have shaped Western culture.
- Classical Education Movement
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- Classical Home-Schooling Consultants
Classical Home-Schooling Consultants offers Curriculum Development for Home Schoolers (including outlines, what books to buy, etc.), and telephone tutoring and advice Home-Schooling Educators.
- Creative Classical Curriculum
The concept of CCC is unique - the company is designed to be a resource for Latin teachers, on all levels of teaching and will offer curricular materials that can be implemented immediately into a class, monthly memberships with incredible features, and online classes that can earn CEUs and exclusively address the unique professional development issues that concern Latin teachers and our field. All homeschooling materials include instructional guides designed for parents who do not know Latin themselves, but wish to include it in their child's course of study. Additionally, online tutoring is available for homeschooled students, and coaching is available for parents.
- Tapestry of Grace
A plan of study that helps parents provide a Christian, classical education using a guided unit study approach, with the history of the world as the core organizational theme. From Grades K–12, all students cycle through world history every four years, with all ages studying the same slice of history each week, each at their own learning level. Detailed lesson plans and discussion outlines enable parents to be their children’s primary teachers and mentors and shape their students’ biblical worldviews.
- The History of the (Whole) World
Learn more about Susan Wise Bauer's progress for writing and promoting her four-volume history of the world series on her informative blog.
- The Well-Trained Mind
This site complements the information in the book, "The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home" by Susan Wise Bauer and Jesse Wise, providing updated resources, articles, links, forum, support, and more.
- Trivium Pursuit
Here are resources to apply Christian classical education to homeschooling. You'll find informative articles, free downloads, and a blog.