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Here are a few online resources and articles that can aid your understanding of classical and Christian education:


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Here is a brief guide for further reading on Christian classical education:

1.    Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning by Douglas Wilson.

This book, based on Mr. Wilson’s successful venture with Logos School in Moscow, Idaho, has been the pioneering guide to the renewed interest in classical Christian education.

2.    Repairing the Ruins: The Classical and Christian Challenge to Modern Education by the staff of Logos School in Moscow, Idaho.

This collection of practical essays gives insights into applying the classical model to the curriculum and administration of a school.  The authors have all worked in the Logos School which has been the model for many classical Christian schools.

3.    The Christian Philosophy of Education Explained by Stephen Perks.

This text clearly defines Christian education. It is not to be academically inferior, culturally retreatist, or modeled after the humanistic schools.  This book shows how Christian education should be explained.

4.   “The Lost Tools of Learning” by Dorothy Sayers.

English scholar, mystery novelist, and Christian thinker Dorothy Sayers wrote this insightful, idealistic essay many years ago.  It outlines the model used in classical Christian education called the Trivium, and it explains how the grammar, logic, and rhetoric stages naturally fit the mental growth of children and the mastery of a field of knowledge.  She had no idea or expectation that her essay would have such a tremendous influence in the latter part of the twentieth century.  But “ideas have consequences.”

5.    The Case for Classical Christian Education by Douglas Wilson.

Doug Wilson says that education must deal with basic questions of life -- questions that require religious answers. Building on his previous book, Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning, Mr. Wilson encourages parents and educators to turn to Christian classical education.

6. The Seven Laws of Teaching by John Milton Gregory.

First published in 1884, this presentation of the laws of teaching is a timeless guide to the basic principles of good teaching.

7. The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness by Donald Opitz and Derek Melleby.

This book provides excellent guidance and counsel for those preparing for one of the most difficult transitions of life -- that of leaving high school and entering college. Helpful for students and parents alike.

8. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman.

Though Mr. Postman is now deceased, his work lives on, encouraging 21st century people who are immersed in digital media to re-think the power of the printed word and resist the ever-present temptation to be amused to death by the trivial and banal influences of television and electronic media.

9. Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp

More than a handbook on parenting, this book is a guide for parents to apply biblical truth to childrearing. The principles in this book are also an excellent guide for the discipleship and discipline of students while at school.



The Regents Academy blog can be found at At the blog you can find daily posts about school events and people, reflections about teaching, and insights about classical and Christian education.

Bloggers include headmaster David Bryant, board member Mark Sowell, academic dean Lance Vermillion, and teachers Kara Bertke, Lara Sowell, and Shannon Henry. Make it your habit to check the blog daily for new content!

Here are some other blogs you might check out:

Discover Christian Schools: Discover why Christian schooling is the best option.

The Feast of Booths: Regents Chaplain Randy Booth's blog

The Leaky Bucket: Headmaster's blog at Veritas Academy (Pa.)

World Magazine Blog: Incisive Christian worldview thinking about the issues of the day.

Grantian Florilegium: Educator and pastor George Grant's blog.

Blog and Mablog: Educator and pastor Douglas Wilson's blog.

HouseBlog: Blog of school administrator, teacher, and voracious reader Ben House.




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