A La Carte Classes

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Looking for 2 or 3 classes
to fit your student’s busy schedule . . .

falling music notes. . . Advanced math

. . . Advanced science

. . . Language Arts

. . . Logic

A La Carte is the answer!

All of the classes at Gideon Study Center are offered individually to better match your needs with our services. Pricing is being reviewed for the 2016-2017 Academic year and will be posted as soon as possible.

Please call Judy Palloto 724.825.3693 to discuss the possiblities.

No Classes — Feb 9

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Please check Engrade for updates. Tutors are available for questions during regular class time.

8 Essential Principles of Classical Education

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CE ModelDr. Christopher Perrin discusses eight important principles of teaching that come from the classical tradition of education: festina lente (make haste slowly); multum non multa (much not many); repetito mater memoria (repetition the mother of memory); songs and chants; embodied learning; educational virtues; wonder and curiosity; schole and contemplation.

Classical Academic Press

Fun with Latin: Three Little Pigs

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Three Little Pigs Latin

Latin may be more fun than you ever imagined! Click on the link and learn!

Three Little Pigs, Forgotten Fairy Tales — Latin Vocabulary Practice
Classical Academic Press

You Are Invited . . .

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. . . To our Open House!

classical-education Tree.jpgJoin us in March and meet Gideon Study Center.
Visit classes, peruse  curriculum, ask questions and meet tutors.
Interested Students are Welcome!!

Open Houses are by RSVP only
to Judy Palloto  gideon.judypalloto@gmail.com

Thursday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, March 17 at 9:30 a.m.

Thursday EVENING, March 24 at 7:00 p.m

Thursday, April 7 at 9:30 a.m.

Please Call to arrange a more convenient date and time!
Judy Palloto / 724.825.3693

What is Classical Education?

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students at museum

From Classical Academic Press:

Classical education is like a very large museum with many beautiful, wonder-filled rooms that could be studied over a lifetime. It is a long tradition of education that has emphasized the seeking after of truth, goodness, and beauty and the study of the liberal arts and the great books. What are the liberal arts? They are grammar, logic, rhetoric (the verbal arts of the trivium), arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy (the mathematical arts of the quadrivium). This approach to education also includes the study of Latin. (You can read more about the study of Latin in Why Latin?) The classical approach teaches students how to learn and how to think. Read More