• Fourth Step: Investigate Further Well-Trained Mind Academy The Well-Trained Mind Academy is based on the classical model described in The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (first published in 1999 by W.W. Norton and now in its fourth edition). Offering a full range of middle school (logic stage) and high school (rhetoric stage) classes across the...

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  • Subjects Online Science Courses The Well-Trained Mind Academy offers a variety of courses in Science. Our small class sizes allow for plenty of interaction with instructors and other students, and our experienced instructors combine passion for their subjects with classical rigor.
  • Science Goals for Each Stage of Science Learning In ancient times, science wasn’t part of the classical curriculum—because human investigation of the natural world was in its infancy. But in the twenty-first century, the well-educated student needs to be scientifically literate. How does the study of science (biology, astronomy and earth science, chemistry, physics, and technology) fit into...

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