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Latin, Classics Focus For Some Parents, Educators

Posted: February 9, 2014 at 5 a.m.

CLASSIC EDUCATION Teacher Robyn Maner works on Friday Feb. 7 2014 with academy students, from left, Yukiko Ochiai, Maddey Hilliard and Zenda Staab during a chemistry class.

Classical education, with its Latin instruction and classic texts, is an increasing choice for some Northwest Arkansas parents.

At A Glance

What Is Classical Education?

Classical education is widely regarded as having three stages: grammar, dialectic and rhetoric. Dorothy Sayers and her 1947 Oxford presentation, “The Lost Tools of Learning,” defines grammar as the early study of Latin and learning of dates and mathematics by heart; dialectic as the study of the logic; and rhetoric as a more refined articulation of ideas.

Source: Staff Report

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