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HOW TO EDUCATE YOUR CHILD FOR GREATNESS
on June 26, 2004
A Thomas Jefferson Education is perhaps the most important book published in the field of education in at least 20 years.
It is based on the educational method that George Wythe used when he taught many of the founding fathers (George Wythe was the teacher that taught Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, James Madison, and over 20 other Founding Fathers (Senators, Representatives, Governors and Judges). Clearly, George Wythe was a key man behind the scenes of the birth of the USA and the Consitiution.
The method used to educate Thomas Jefferson (and all great leaders throughout history) is simply this:
1) Classics and Mentoring
2) Depth and Breadth
3) Quality and Application
DeMille notes: "Whatever the culture, look at its greatest leaders and you will find that they were
1) guided by at least one mentor and
2) made a lifetime study of classic works."
So, what does this imply about our current school system based on standardized textbooks and tests, tests and more tests? It is just a "conveyor belt" preparing us for mediocrity ("a job").
Get this book and learn how to mentor your children with the Classics so they will have a chance of making a difference.
A Thomas Jefferson Education = LEADERSHIP Education.