The Difference Between Classical & Progressive Education – Are You Inadvertently Teaching Progressively?

Andrew Kern discusses the difference between classical and progressive education.
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The 20th century saw the triumph of progressive theories of education. Within the world created by that triumph, classical education has begun to make a comeback. But do we risk watering down our efforts by not knowing the ideas we are embodying in our classrooms and in our teaching?

Andrew Kern

Andrew Kern is the Founder and President of CiRCE Institute. He has also helped found Providence Academy, Ambrose School, Great Ideas Academy and Regents Schools of the Carolinas. Andrew is the co-author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, The Lost Tools of Writing and The CiRCE Guide to Reading. Andrew is also a consultant and founded the CiRCE apprenticeship.