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Resources for Parents

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

—Proverbs 22:6

"The Lost Tools of Learning" by Dorothy Sayers

  • Sayers's essay is a great place to begin learning about classical education.

An Introduction to Classical Education: A Guide for Parents by Christopher A. Perrin

  • In this more recent resource, parents can learn more about what to expect from a classical education today.

The Well-Trained Mind by Jessie Wise and Susan Wise Bauer

  • In The Well-Trained Mind, the reader will discover a helpful guide for practicing classical education.

Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin by Tracy Lee Simmons

  • A wonderful introduction and defense of classical education.

Desiring the Kingdom by James K. A. Smith

  • Desiring the Kingdom spells out the significance of Christian education that ought to be formative, not just informative.

The Good Soil Report

  • The results of a comparative study of graduates from classical schools with those from other schools. It is remarkable to see the classical difference.

"What is Classical Christian Education?" — An Answer from the Society for Classical Learning

"Geronima, Amen!" (Part 1) A Brief Documentary on Classical Christian Education

"Geronima, Amen!" (Part 2) A Brief Documentary on Classical Christian Education

"Ancient Future Education"

"The Information Matrix" A Piece about Classical Christian Education

Veritas Press presents, "Classical Christian Education: The New Old Way," a twenty minute mini-documentary.

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Christopher Perrin from Classical Academic Press attempts to answer the question, "What is Classical Education?"

"Teaching for Virtue," Hillsdale College describes another perspective on classical education.

Answering the question, "What sets Christian education apart?," John Piper provides several ways that Christian education stands out.

Pete Hegseth (Fox News) is interviewed by Tom Bevan (co-founder of Real Clear Politics) to discuss progressive education and classical education to promote Hegseth's book, The Miseducation of America.