Classical Academic Press Homeschool Product Review

Summary

  • Grades: PreK-12
  • Subjects:
  • Category: Faith-Based
  • Format: Textbooks, online courses
  • Price: Varies per product ($3.95 – $995.00)

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How to Use Classical Academic Press in Your Homeschool

Classical Academic Press (CAP) is a K–12 educational publishing, media, and consulting company for schools and homeschools. The company has developed and grown through 20 years of brainstorming, conversation, innovation, review, and revision. Our mission is to produce superlative curricula, media, and teacher training in order to advance the renewal of classical education around the world.

Classical Academic Press covers preschool through high school in Latin, logic, grammar, writing, as well as several foreign languages. The study is divided into appropriate levels for various age groups.

Classical Academic Press addresses these particular areas from a classical education viewpoint. Their motto, “Classical Subjects Creatively Taught,” describes their goal to create curricula, media, and training with a clear design and structure and incremental and systematic instruction, all with a touch of delight, creativity, and flair.

See the entire catalog here. This curriculum offers a challenging and comprehensive study of the particular subjects within their classical education focus. Definitely a high-quality offering for homeschooling families.

Classical Academic Press Highlights

Taking a classical approach, this curriculum focuses on the verbal arts of the trivium and the mathematical arts of the quadrivium. These include:

  • Grammar
  • Logic
  • Rhetoric
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Music
  • Astronomy

Classical Academic Press Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Offers an option to purchase a K-12 curriculum bundle
  • Teaches languages in younger grades through music and games
  • Offers the option to join a homeschool co-op with its community and resources

Cons:

  • Some of their materials seem as though they are geared to work best with a group of students vs. an independent homeschooler. It can still be done, but it may present additional challenges.

Additional Comments from Reviewers

“My week is surrounded with your materials: Latin, logic, and poetry, for 5 kids. Your materials are excellent. The pace is gentle and steady. The writing is attractive and clear. I trust your leadership and direction. I can’t imagine homeschool without you.” – Katrina D.

“We like that the courses help the students strive for excellence while at the same time keeping them engaged and happy in their work. I truly don’t know how you do this! The balance of rigor and ease is amazing.” – Scholé Academy Parent