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Phonics Part 1: An Interview with Spell to Write and Read Trainers

GuestsRhonda Bedee is an instructor endorsed by SWR author Wanda Sanseri for Spell to Write and Read seminars. My specialty is finding solutions for individual spellin...

Knowledge, Genius, and Heart: Character Mapping at Northern Schoolhouse

GuestsMichael Fitzgerald (Principal)Michael is an experienced educator with an M.S. in Brain-Based Education. After a decade teaching in a variety of school models, he...

Art Appreciation with Rebecca, Founder of A Humble Place

SPONSOREighth Day Books is sponsoring our upcoming online conference AND this podcast episode. They are offering FREE standard shipping between March 8 and March 31, 2...

The Progymnasmata: Classical Writing with Benjamin Lyda

About the GuestBenjamin Lyda has been head of a classical charter high school and founder of a Charlotte Mason inspired K-12 school.  His more than 20 years of teachin...

Beautiful Math: An Interview with RightStart Math

About the GuestsKathleen Cotter Clayton is the daughter of Dr. Joan A. Cotter, author and developer of the RightStart™ Mathematics program. Kathleen is involved with c...

Dr. Junius Johnson on The Art of Teaching & Cultivating the Imagination

About the GuestJunius Johnson is a writer, teacher, speaker, independent scholar, and musician. His work focuses on beauty, imagination, and wonder, and how these are ...

Alex Markos on Creating a Spirit of Inquiry & Ordering the Affections

About the GuestAlex Markos is part of the Humanities faculty at the Geneva School of Boerne, TX, where he currently teaches 9th grade Greek and Roman history and liter...

The Trivium with Dr. Phillip Donnelly: Grammar part 1

About The GuestDr. Phillip J. Donnelly is Professor of Literature for the Great Texts Program in the Honors College at Baylor University. His teaching and research foc...

Master Penman Jake Weidmann on Penmanship for 21st Century Students

About The GuestJake Weidmann is a professional artist and certified as one of nine Master Penman in the world. Certified through IAMPETH (International Association of ...

Loving Literature with author, Karen Swallow Prior

About the GuestKaren Swallow Prior, Ph. D., is a reader, writer, and professor. She is the author of The Evangelical Imagination: How Stories, Images, and Metaphors Cr...

Headmaster Jon Jordan on Creating a Virtue-Based School Mission

About the GuestJon has worked at Coram Deo Academy since 2010. Before serving as Dallas Campus Headmaster, he served as Dean of Students at the Flower Mound campus. He...

Dr. Brian Williams on "What is the Classical Tradition?"

About the GuestDr. Brian A. Williams is Dean of the Templeton Honors College, Associate Professor of Ethics & Liberal Studies, and Dean of the College of Arts & Humani...

John Muir Laws on Ordering the Affections Through Nature Journaling

About the GuestJohn (Jack) Muir Laws is a principal leader and innovator of the worldwide nature journaling movement. Jack is a scientist, educator, and author, who he...

Poetry for Children with Grace and Amy Sloan

About Our Guests11-year-old Grace has loved poetry for as long as she can remember. When she's not climbing a tree, you can find her reading books or writing her own. ...

The Importance of Civics and Economics Education for Hearts and Minds (republish S1E16)

About our GuestsDr. Dave Rose is a Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1987 from the University of Vi...

Teacher Panel: The Joy of Teaching Plutarch (Republish from S1E4)

This episode originally aired in Season 1, episode 4. We have many new listeners now. We think this episode is worth a republish! Enjoy the show!Four teachers join us ...

Teaching History Classically with Andrew Zwerneman of Cana Academy

About our GuestAndrew J. Zwerneman has been working in the classical education movement since 1983. In 2016 he co-founded Cana Academy where he serves as president. He...

Jonathan Pageau on The Symbolic World of Fairy Tales

About our GuestJonathan Pageau is a French Canadian liturgical artist, icon carver, writer, and public speaker. With a YouTube following of 191K, he has become a sough...

Dr. Christopher Perrin on What is Classical Education?

About our GuestDr. Christopher Perrin, is an author, consultant, and speaker, who specializes in classical education and is committed to the national renewal of the li...

Practical and Joyful Moments with Joshua Gibbs

About our GuestJoshua Gibbs is a teacher, a lecturer on pedagogy and great books, and the author of several books that are listed in the show notes. For the last thirt...

The Art of Good Writing with Master Teacher, Mark Signorelli

About The GuestMark Signorelli currently serves as Headmaster at Lumen Gentium Academy, a classical Catholic high school located in Boonton, NJ.  Prior to occupying th...

Benefits of Virtue and Motivation Research with Dr. Matthew Post and Dr. Steve Bourgeois

About The GuestsMatthew Post, PhD, Acting Director of the St. Ambrose Center for Catholic Liberal Education and Culture and Assistant Professor of Humanities at the Un...

Learning Ancient Languages (Latin) with Jonathan Roberts and Ryan Hammill

About our GuestsThe Ancient Language Institute exists to transform the way ancient languages are taught and to recover the humanistic tradition for the modern world.Jo...

The Whimsy and Levity of George MacDonald with Dr. Danny Gabelman and Dr. Reno Lauro

About the GuestDr. Daniel Gabelman grew up in the arid foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains but now finds himself in a contrapuntal landscape--the flat, marshy fe...

Dr. Patrick Egan: Creating a Framework for Charlotte Mason in a Classical School

About the GuestPatrick Egan is a founding director of Educational Renaissance and Academic Dean at Clapham School. He previously served as an administrator at Providen...

Exploring the Beauty of Classical Education: What’s Going on in Australia?

About our GuestKon Bouzikos is currently the President and cofounder of ACES (Australian Classical Education Society). The Australian Classical Education Society Inc. ...

Narration in the Classroom: A Panel Discussion with Coram Deo Academy Educators

About the GuestsFour Teachers from Coram Deo Academy (CDA): A Christian, classical, and collaborative university model network with three campuses in the DFW Metroplex...

Tending The Heart of Virtue: Introducing The Second Edition with Vigen Guroian

About the AuthorUntil his retirement in 2015, Vigen Guroian was Professor of Religious Studies in Orthodox Christianity at the University of Virginia. He is now a Perm...

Restoring America’s Heritage: John Adams Academy with its Founder, Dr. Dean Forman

About our Guest: Dr. Forman is active in his community having served on the Roseville Joint Union High School District Governing Board from 2000 to 2004. He was the ch...

Three Inspired Homeschool Co-ops and How They Grew

Adrienne is joined by three expert guests who have started Charlotte Mason inspired communities. Each is very different and our guests provide a wealth of infomation a...

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