Art & Music Why Poetry?

The following was written as an introduction to Jim’s new two-volume collection of classic poems, now available from Well-Trained Mind Press. This is a collection of wonderful words. Oh, not all of them would seem…

Articles & Videos Teaching Tips for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Susan provides several tips for getting the most out of our grammar curriculum, Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind. Check out our other videos for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind…

How To Do It: Training Your Child's Mind Without Losing Your Own How to Teach Your Wiggly Preschooler Math

Preschoolers are a ton of fun. They’re energetic, curious, and immensely proud of their new skills and abilities. But their short attention spans and high energy levels can make it difficult to get these sweet wiggly little…

Articles & Videos Why Do Six-Year-Olds Go to First Grade?

In contemporary education, “What grade are you in?” has become synonymous with “How old are you?”  But the age grading system that shoves six-year-olds into first grade, seven-year-olds into second, and so on up isn’t…

Methods & Approaches Joy of Classical Education: An Audio Workshop

In this 70-minute audio workshop, Dr. Susan Wise Bauer, a parent and educator, gives a user-friendly explanation of classical education and a road map for those interested in getting started.

Methods & Approaches Goals for Each Stage of Science Learning

How should you set objectives for advancement in classical learning?

Methods & Approaches When Should I Use Online Classes?

When is the best time to give some outside approaches for learning?

Fourth Step: Investigate Further About The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home

We’ve released 4 editions of The Well-Trained Mind now, so here’s an introduction!

Methods & Approaches Why Our Model of Classical Education May Look Different

Why do we recommend some methods and not others? Are we modern classics? New classics? Neoclassics?

Methods & Approaches How to Read a Review

Dr. Susan Wise Bauer defends and explains reviewing practices, both her own trade experiences and how to read an online product review.