Resources

Classical Christian Education

Dorothy Sayers’ Essay on The Lost Tools of Learning — The essay that sparked classical Christian education. Dorothy Sayers, a contemporary and fellow Inkling with C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, proposed that rather than teach children “subjects,” we teach children how to learn.

The Well-Trained Mind — A Guide to Classical Education at Home, by Susan Wise Bauer.  Provides a good explanation of classical methodology.

Association of Classical and Christian Schools — The primary mission of this association is to promote, establish and equip schools committed to a classical approach to education in light of a Christian worldview grounded in the Old and New Testament Scriptures.

The Classical Difference — Tens of thousands of parents have embraced classical Christian schools because they can see the difference. This unique form of ancient education offers so much more than a career, or technical skills, or even literacy — rather, it was designed to cultivate what scripture refers to as the “paideia” of God. This site, published by ACCS, holds many insights into this difference.

Why Classical Education? — “In modern education, we have put the proverbial cart before the horse by expecting students to master a great number of subjects before they have mastered the tools of learning…”

Inside Classical Education– News, Reviews and Interviews about Classical Education