In its most recent issue, Christianity Today examines the growth of classical Christian education, featuring professor Louis Markos — a frequent speaker at ACCS conferences, contributor to The Classical Difference, and long-time supporter of classical Christian education.
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Many assume that our modern schools reflect what school has always been. But today’s schools really represent only about 5 minutes on history’s educational timeline. For centuries, students gained wisdom and practical skills studying “the trivium” to master thought, logic, and language. And, they learned how our world works by studying “the quadrivium,” enveloping theoretical math and science. The results were and are impressive. Today, this form of education is undergoing a new birth as, once again, reasoning, virtue, and purpose have become vital parts of a transformative new trend in education.
Forging a New Path
The blessing of classical education goes beyond expectations. Before you invest more than 12,000 hours of your child’s life in school, make sure they aren’t returned to you as strangers. Every parent should invest 17 minutes to better understand the way education influences your child.
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