Chapter One – Why We Still Need Classical Education
Dorothy, Doubts, and Dialectic
by Cara McLauchlan
“Our job as parents is to restore our own education as we translate our vision of quality academics into small daily deeds. In this way, education is transformed from an endeavor rewarded by grades for short term memory into the gift of a lifestyle of learning.” -- The Question (pg. 14-15).
I recently went to see The Wizard of Oz movie with my son at the theater. There is something amazing about seeing it on the big screen, along with the fact that I am no longer completely terrified of the wicked witch. This time, I paid careful attention to the language of the film, picking up on points I had not heard before.