Books for Parents

C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man

Susan Wise Bauer and Jesse Wise, The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home

Stratford Caldecott, Beauty in the Word: Rethinking the Foundations of Education and Beauty for Truth's Sake: On the Re-enchantment of Education

Anthony Esolen, Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child and Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child


Brandon Shuman from Midland Classical Academy, Mom, Dad, Most Underrated Words in Education 

What the Board Is Reading

Right now Brandon is reading the Frank Bascombe trilogy by Richard Ford.

Jeff is reading Leisure the Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper and is finishing up Persuasion by Jane Austen.

Philip is reading Faith, Hope, and Poetry: Theology and the Poetic Imagination by Malcolm Guite and just finished Diary of an Old Soul by George MacDonald.

Pick up a copy, grab a coffee, and let's chat!


Dorothy Sayers, "The Lost Tools of Learning"

Wendell Berry, "The Work of Local Culture," in What Are People For?

Societies, Institutes, and Sundries

The Society for Classical Learning

The Circe Institute

The Institute for Excellence in Writing

The Eighth Day Institute

Eighth Day Books

Midland Classical Academy

Clear Creek Abbey