What Is Classical Education?

Interested in learning more about Classical Education? The following links (offsite) will help you explore the topic. (Please note: we do not necessarily endorse or put into practice everything in these essays.)

Articles:

 

Classical Lutheran Education Journal (The Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education)

"Beyond the Buzz Words: What is Classical Education?" (Jackquelyn Veith)

"What is Classical Education?" (Dr. Susan Wise Bauer)

"An Introduction to Classical Education: A Guide for Parents" (Dr. Christopher Perrin)

"The Lost Tools of Learning" (Dorothy Sayers) 

Classical Christian Education: A Complete Guide for Parents   (The Ambrose Group)

 

Audio:

Classical Lutheran Education: a Family Perspective (Faith'n'Family, Worldwide KFUO)

Why classical Lutheran Schools are a good choice for education. (Faith'n'Family, Worldwide KFUO)

"Recovering the Intellectual Virtues" (Dr. Christopher Perrin)

"School as Schole (Leisure and Contemplation)" (Dr. Christopher Perrin)

 

Additional Suggested Reading:

Bauer, Susan Wise, The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, W.W. Norton, rev. 2004

The Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education, A Handbook for Classical Lutheran Education: The Best of The Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education's Journals, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Hicks, David V., Norms and Nobility: A Treatise on Education, University Press, 1999

Kopff, E. Christian, The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition, ISI Books, 2000

Korcok, Thomas, Lutheran Education: From Wittenberg to the Future, Concordia Publishing House, 2011

Littlejohn, Robert and Evans, Charles, Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning, Crossway Books, 2006

Simmons, Tracy Lee, Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin, ISI Books, 2002

Spitz, Lewis William, Johann Sturm: The Reformation and Humanist Learning, Concordia Publishing House, 1995

Veith, Gene & Kern, Andrew, Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, Capital Research Center, 2001