Classical Education

How a Dead Language Breathes New Life into Students’ Skills

(The following language article was first published in Liberty Classical Academy’s Winter/Spring 2004 newsletter): Call someone a “miser” and you’ve just spoken it. Say you’re “perturbed” and  you’ve done it again. If Latin is truly the dead language that some claim, why does it live on in the English you and I speak everyday? Far from dead,…

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How Am I Smart? vs. Am I Smart?

The Liberty staff recently completed their teacher workshop meetings in preparation for the coming school year. One of the resources they studied was an article written by Kathy Koch, founder of Celebrate Kids Inc. We have copied it here with credit and resource information at the bottom. As you read, ask yourself, Can I identify…

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Ancient Future Education [Video]

Watch this video presentation by Davies Owens to see how this method compares to most schools today. You’ll understand why it’s critical for future leaders to have an education that not only trains the mind, but also addresses the soul.

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The News is Out: Cursive Writing Boosts Brain Development!

Recently, Minneapolis-St.Paul TV station KSTP ran a story on the advantages of teaching cursive writing in schools.  The news didn’t surprise us here at Liberty Classical Academy — we’ve been teaching cursive for years!  Studies show that cursive writing not only stimulates brain activity, but that papers written in cursive show more depth of thought.…

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