WTMA in Washington, D.C.

Well-Trained Mind AcademyGeneral Education, History

During WTMA in Washington, D.C. day students visited several sites in the D.C. area and posed in front of the Washington Monument.

On the first day of Spring Break several Well-Trained Mind Academy students, guardians, and staff met up to explore Washington, D.C. All of our department chairs were able to attend–Mr. … Read More

An Eerie Excursion in Richmond, Virginia

Well-Trained Mind AcademyHistory

poe museum and hollywood cemetery

In celebration of Halloween, we are taking our readers on a short tour of two spooky places in Richmond, Virginia: The Poe Museum and Hollywood Cemetery.  The Poe Museum The … Read More

WTMA Visits Colonial Williamsburg

Well-Trained Mind AcademyHistory

wtma visits colonial williamsburg

In September of 2021, we had our first Academy-sponsored family meet-up in Colonial Williamsburg. Our school may be online-only, but we do have an actual office in Charles City, Virginia, … Read More

Living Through History

Well-Trained Mind AcademyHistory

mother discussing current events with daughter

I joke that every week in the US History survey class, there’s bound to be a headline related to whatever we’re studying. We compared 19th and 20th century accounts of … Read More