Articles & Videos Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: New Titles, Same Great Curriculum

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind is a four-year grammar program designed for students fifth grade and above. New students may take more than one year to get through their first Workbook. Once a student has…

Art & Music Spark Your Child’s Imagination and Reading Skills With Companion Readers

We all know that reading is a vital skill to master, but it ought to be a delight, not a chore to be checked off in a “Literature” class. That’s why we’re so excited to…

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…

Art & Music King Arthur Gets a Makeover (Not THAT Kind…)

It happened long ago, in the misty past, in a time we call The Dark Ages…in 1991. A wandering bard named Jim Weiss created a thrilling tale of King Arthur and his brave knights of…

Articles & Videos A Sample Lesson from Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Watch as Susan and Kevin guide you through a sample lesson from 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 and…

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…

Articles & Videos Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind

Introducing Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind! After you’ve watched this video, check out our other videos for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Teaching Tips for Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind and A Sample Lesson from…

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…

Daily Life Teach Your Young Reader how to Choose Books

How to Use Home Library Organization to Build Vital Literacy Skills A woman walks into a book store. She’s in the mood for an escape through an imaginative story, so she browses the fiction section. Within…

Articles & Videos Five Events That Began the Renaissance (Or Ended the Middle Ages)

The Middle Ages (the favorite historical period of 9 out of 10 young history students!) is generally thought to occupy the years between the collapse of Rome and the beginning of the Renaissance—between, more or…