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English Grammar The Structure Surrounding Thought

This workshop will consider the analytical approach to teaching English grammar as a tool to ordering thought. This analytical approach, first used in the 1860’s does not just identify parts of a sentence, but identifies the reasoning behind each grammatical element. This approach is currently used with our second through fifth grade students at Mars […]

Analytical Learning: The False Turn of Modern Education and the Path Back to the Classical Approach

For 2500 years classical education equipped people for freedom and self-governance. The 20th century inverted schooling and put analytical learning (the servant) above the humane learning (the master) of the classical tradition. This seminar explains the difference between a normative classical vision of education and a soul-startling analytical approach, showing the false turn and the […]