Bannister’s educational program is patterned after the classical educational program called the Trivium. A classical education is a three-part process of training the mind.
Paideia is a set of beliefs about education including active and rigorous teaching methods Paideia is a holistic approach to life-long learning with roots in ancient Greece.
The study of Latin teaches students how to think critically and analytically, and how to handle concepts with ease.
K-12 Education lays down the cornerstones for fundamental language and critical thinking skills.
Bannister Academy’s inclusion of Latin in the curriculum is purposeful and significant. Latin plays a crucial role in Classical Education, not primarily as a conversational language but for the cognitive challenges it presents.
The study of Latin cultivates critical and analytical thinking skills, fostering adeptness in handling complex ideas. Research indicates that proficiency in Latin also benefits the comprehension of advanced mathematics, as both disciplines train students to engage with abstract concepts systematically and rigorously.