What is the difference between literature and rhetoric? And if there is a difference, why is it important to our studies?
Many educators keep their focus on older classics for the wealth of good, true, and beautiful riches they find there. They eschew modern literature for its shallow philosophy and lack of virtue. What good are the moderns, anyway?
Many have found the Teaching the Classics method to be helpful for reading and understanding fiction, but is it possible to apply our Socratic reading ideology to nonfiction?
Do you get overwhelmed by the prospect of choosing which books you will study in your homeschool? Afraid that your student will miss out or not read enough before leaving your home? In this episode of LitBits, Adam offers 3 suggestions to help you plan your next booklist with peace.
Day after day we sit down in front of our books and wrestle with new stories, equations, and ideas. It's often hard work, and not a task for the faint-hearted. So why do we do it? What are we hoping to gain by educating our children? Adam tosses around some ideas in the latest LitBits vlog.