Useful Resources

Books:

Parents are asked to read this book, before their parent interview, when applying for their children to attend Skylark. You may purchase this book online or in the school office.
For The Children’s Sake, by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay, is written primarily to younger parents, and gives an inspiring introduction to the philosophy.

Additional Books:

When Children Love to Learn, edited by Elaine Cooper, is written primarily to educators, and has more of the “nuts and bolts” of an Ambleside Education.
Preparing Your Son for Every Man’s Battle: Honest ConversationsThe authors behind the best-selling Every Man series. Equip him with the biblical information and spiritual insights he needs to stand strong, overcome temptation, and experience the blessings of godly obedience…for the rest of his life.
Every Young Woman’s Battle: Guarding Your Mind, Heart, and Body, The pressure to go along with the crowd is greater than ever before, and it’s easy to compromise in little ways that are a lot more harmful than they seem. You just want to be normal–to fit in, to be liked, to look attractive to the opposite sex. But are you paying too high a price?

Websites:

 Ambleside Schools International, Skylark School is a member of Ambleside Schools International.

Articles and Videos

Abolition of Man-Long Quote In the classic The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis, the most important Christian writer of the 20th century, sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values such as courage and honor. This is a long quote from the book that looks at contemporary society.
The Terrifying Side Of Kids Addicted To Technology, Our relationship with nature is disappearing. That is what we found out when we talked to 3 generations and asked them one simple question: What did you like to do for fun as a kid?
The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your TeenagerAccording to the social scientists, the last of the millennials are now gracing our high school campuses. The Pew Research Center report on this cohort