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A Classical and Christian Education

Classical Education Resources

  • An overview of the history of Classical Education and the distinctive elements of the Trivium

  • This links you to the Circe Institute’s definition of classical terms page. 

  • Dorothy Sayers is a 20th century educator who was a friend and colleague of C.S. Lewis. She first gave this speech at Oxford University in 1947 to a group of educators. It is helpful in understanding the Trivium arts and even connects them to specific stages of learning. This speech has been an inspiration to many in the recent renewal of classical education in America.

  • ACCS is organized to promote, establish, and equip member schools that are committed to a classical approach in the light of a Christian worldview.

  • This PDF taken from the ACCS website unpacks what paideia is and how important it is to a Christian education. 

  • The Classical Difference is published by the Association of Classical & Christian Schools (ACCS) on behalf of member schools. We educate and inspire parents and supporters to discover the benefits of classical Christian education, and support their local school. With the challenges we face in our culture today Christians are discovering this form of education because it can form culture as it transforms minds. The Classical Difference is published 4 times per year — Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall.  

  • 2018-19 comparative study of 24-42 year old alumni from public, secular private, Catholic, evangelical Christian, religious homeschool, and ACCS (classical Christian) schools, on topics of life-choices, preparation, attitudes, values, opinions, and practices.