The Seven Liberal Arts

The Liberal Arts as the Liberating Arts… Why are the liberal arts called “liberal?” Why are they called “arts?” How did they originate to be…

Introduction to Classical Education

The renewal of classical education has grown significantly over the last two decades. However, even seasoned classical educators agree that it can still be difficult to…

The Monastic Tradition of Education

In this brief course, Dr. Perrin traces the history of classical education as it resided in the Western monastic tradition. At a time when many…

Scholé (Restful) Learning

In this course, Dr. Christopher Perrin helps educators to more deeply understand and apply the tradition of contemplation and restful learning encompassed by the word scholé. Most Americans…

Principles of Classical Pedagogy

In this course, Dr. Christopher Perrin presents the essential principles of classical pedagogy that have been part of the classical tradition of education and explains…

Assessing Students Classically

This course reviews assessment approaches in the history of education and suggests methods of assessing students classically that align with the ideals of the classical…