Why Everyone Should Learn At Least Two Languages (If Not More)

Most American students hardly learn even English well and any other languages almost never to fluency, but multiple language acquisition is common in the schools of nearly all other developed countries. This is one, but not the only or even the chief reason Redeemer students learn multiple languages, starting with Latin. A college dean recently … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Learn At Least Two Languages (If Not More)

Why Every Educated Person Should Know Latin

This excerpt from Charles. E. Bennett’s "The Teaching of Latin in the Secondary School," 1903, comes from Memoria Press's most recent edition of The Classical Teacher, Late Summer 2017. You can get a free copy of that publication by entering your information here. At Redeemer Classial we use Memoria's Latin curricula, starting in First Form. The question as … Continue reading Why Every Educated Person Should Know Latin

Great Books Programs Grow

Students Flock to Great Books Colleges

James Piereson and Naomi Schaefer Riley recently wrote on Minding the Campus about the resurgence in great books programs, both at the college level and in K-12: When Thomas and Lorraine Pangle, married professors of government at the University of Texas at Austin, launched a great books program for freshman this year, they expected a … Continue reading Students Flock to Great Books Colleges