Recommended Reading on Classical Schooling

As a school faculty, we recommend the following books and/or essays to you, some of them Christian, some of them secular.  Please note that, although we will agree in varying degrees with the philosophy or ideas on the subject of classical schooling contained in these works, we commend them highly to you in order to thorough base of understanding regarding the purpose, content, and structure of classical Christian education:

  • Bauer, Susan Wise, The Well Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home
  • Littlejohn, Robert & C. Evans, Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning
  • Perrin, Christopher, An Introduction to Classical Education: A Guide for Parents
  • Sayers, Dorothy, The Lost Tools of Learning (full text essay available online)
  • Van De Mille, A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-First Century
  • Veith, Jr., Gene & A. Kern, Classical Education

  • Wilson, Doug, Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning.
  • Wilson, Doug, The Case for Classical Christian Education