Recommended Reading

Being well informed is an important job for parents at NCCS. Find out all you can about classical education at these websites:

Circe Institute >>
(Cultivating Wisdom and Virtue)

Association of Classical Christian Schools >>
(exists to promote, establish and equip schools committed to the classical approach)

The Well-Trained Mind >>


These books have been used for staff development at NCCS. Read and enjoy.

Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning >>
Douglas Wilson (1991) is credited with jump starting the restoration of classical and Christian education in America. He used Dorothy Sayers essay “The Lost Tools of Learning” to prescribe a way to restore educational excellence in the Christian tradition.

An Introduction to Classical Education
Christopher Perrin – (2011) is a quick read that includes the “nuts and bolts” of classical methodology.

Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning
Robert Littlejohn and Chuck Evans

How to Read a Book
Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren

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