Elementa Online


Summer Session: July 3rd-August 27th (weekly lesson)



Elementa Online is an online course in introductory Latin for elementary and middle school students using Paideia’s Elementa curriculum. The program includes eight weekly, hour-long live classes with an instructor and a small learning pod of other students. Topics covered include Latin vocabulary and grammar as well as Roman history and mythology. In addition to the weekly classroom sessions, the program includes online access to instructional videos, quizzes, and other learning materials.


This program welcomes elementary and middle school students from the ages of 8 to 12 years old who wish to learn Latin, and by doing so improve their English literacy. Students will be grouped with other students at a similar age and experience level. For this session, we will host separate classes for beginner students and students who are continuing through the Elementa curriculum from our previous sessions.


Sessions for Elementa Online will meet once a week for 8 weeks using free video conferencing software. All that is necessary to participate is an internet or phone connection and the Elementa student workbook. Sessions will be scheduled based on participants’ time zone and availability so students from all over the world are welcome to apply.

For scheduling, please let us know your availability on the enrollment form and we will find a time that works for your pod and teacher.



The tuition for Elementa Online is $250. Family discounts are available for students sharing the same video feed. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Students should purchase the Elementa workbook here


The Paideia Institute is able to offer a limited number of full and partial scholarships to participants with financial need. Please visit our scholarships page to learn more. 


Sections will form and fill based on participants’ schedules and ages. Use the form below to register, and we will be in touch with you about further scheduling specifics. The deadline to enroll is June 17th, though it is best to apply early to guarantee your spot. 

After the enrollment deadline, registration is nonrefundable. In the event that you must cancel, you will receive a credit for the value of the course which can be applied to a future Elementa Online class, if you notify [email protected] before the first class. If you cancel after the first class, you will receive a credit for 50% of the value of the class to be used for a future Elementa Online class or Telepaideia program.



"As a professor of Latin and Greek, I have a lot of experience both teaching and taking language courses. In signing my 8-year old son up for introductory Latin, I wasn't sure either how engaged he would be or how much he would benefit from the class. I came away thoroughly impressed by the quality of instruction. My son absolutely loved it and also learned a great deal. I would highly recommend this class to any interested parent."

David Kaufmann