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High School

Distinctives of American Classical Education

Key Facets

  1. Biblical integration
  2. Seven Governing Principles
  3. Classical Teaching Methodology (4R’s)
  4. Reasoning
  5. Authentic Assessment

Biblical Integration

  • Using appropriate Bible verses that correspond to key words, leading ideas or principles of the topic

Purpose

  • To place God’s principles above man’s thoughts and opinions

Seven Governing Principles

  • Relate governing principles to key words and Bible verses

Purpose

  • To become habitual in reasoning based on God’s Word

Classical Methodology – Four R’s

Research

  • Technology
  • Word study
  • Notebook
  • Classical reading
  • Biblical integration

Reason

  • Classical reasoning
  • Classical reading
  • Seven Governmental Principles
  • Socratic discussion

Relate

  • Timeline
  • Word study
  • Cross Curricular
  • Multiple Intelligence
  • Notebook
  • Technology

Record

  • Notebook
  • Rhetorical expression
  • Testing
  • Technology
  • Seven Governing Principles

Purpose

To become scholars with excellence in critical thinking and writing