In The Well-Trained Mind, we offer our “top” recommendations for curricula: those that combine academic excellence, ease of use for the parent, clarity, and (when possible) affordability. But there are many books, programs, and resources that are compatible with the goals of classical education–even though we may have found them unnecessarily complicated, hard to find, overpriced, specialized, or quirky to list in the book itself.
The recommendations listed here are only a few of the many available. Visit our forums at forums.welltrainedmind.com for even more suggestions.
Wondering about the latest edition of The Well-Trained Mind? Here, Susan walks through the updates and changes you’ll find in the fourth edition:
Additional Curricula Recommendations By Subject
Additional Curricula Recommendations By Stage
Below, you'll find a continually updated list of resources recommended in the fourth edition of The Well-Trained Mind that have changed in their format or availability. If you've discovered others, please email us at 4thEdCorrections@welltrainedmind.com! DATE: December 20, 2016 RESOURCE: Latina Christiana II (page 233) CHANGE: This product has been discontinued by the publisher, Memoria Press. Memoria now recommends ...
Susan Wise Bauer walks us through the differences between the 4th edition of The Well-Trained Mind and its previous versions. Text! Video! Bullet Points! Everything you need to navigate the extensively updated edition is right here.
Grade level: 3-12
Publisher: Castlemoyle Books
Description: This one-volume spelling resource, recommended in earlier editions of The Well-Trained Mind, is designed for use in any grade (third and after). Rather than taking a workbook approach to spelling, Spelling Power ...