The core : teaching your child the foundations of classical education / Leigh A. Bortins.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Edition: 1st edDescription: xv, 238 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780230100350; 023010035XSubject(s): Classical education -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Education, Humanistic -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Home schooling -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Education -- Parent participation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 370.11/2 LOC classification: LC1011 | .B615 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Children are natural learners, and building a core foundation at an early age is critical to their success both educationally and in life. Yet academic excellence is lacking in many school systems throughout the country. In this book, education expert and author Leigh A. bortins incoroprates the best ideas from the ancients and gives parents the tools to revive classical learning"--Page 4 of cover.
The classical model -- What's wrong with education today? -- Why we need classical education -- How classical education can help you -- The core of a classical education -- Reading -- Writing -- Math -- Geography -- History -- Science -- Fine arts -- Schedules and resources for classical education -- How a classical education gives us skills we need as adults.