Author Archive: Grace

 
 

Grace Academy Overview

 
Why Learn Latin?

Why Learn Latin?

  Q. Isn’t it a dead language? A: Well Latin isn’t dead after all, it lives on in the mouths of all of us who speak English, as half of our English words are derived from Latin. For those who speak French, Italian, Spanish, Romanian or Portuguese (the “Romance” languages), 90% of the vocabulary comes […]

 

What is Classical Education?

The trivium (Latin for “three ways”) consists of the first three of the seven great liberal arts, (the other four being arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy) and defines the core of learning for the k-12 grade, classically educated student. The trivium was practiced during Greco-Roman times, formalized in the medieval period, and nearly universally embraced […]