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Classical Conversations Podcast

Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. We believe there are three keys to a great education: classical, Christian, and Community.
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Now displaying: October, 2017

Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. We believe there are three keys to a great education: classical, Christian, and Community.

Oct 27, 2017

Ready to keep tackling David Hicks' Norms and Nobility? Well, we are going slow and still talking about the prologue in this second episode on Hicks' intriguing treatise of education. What is the difference between prescriptive and descriptive education? Normative or analytical? Join this episode as members of the CCMM education team wrestle and struggle through the intro of Norms and Nobility.

Oct 23, 2017

Listen in to this special episode about playing with numbers. Are you curious about math sense? Do you want to learn more about numbers? This episode also includes Nation Number Knockout guru Elisabeth Webber and 2017 N2K winner Ethan Gates!

Oct 9, 2017

Be sure to tune into this wonderful episode! Matt Bianco interviews Dr. Kopff on the Classics and Latin.

Dr. Kopff has taught at the University of Colorado, Boulder since 1973. For about five of the last thirty years he has lived in Rome, Italy, teaching and studying. He is editor of a critical edition of the Greek text of Euripides' Bacchae (Teubner, 1982) and author of over 100 articles and reviews on scholarly, pedagogical and popular topics. He currently works with the Classics Department of the University of Urbino, Italy on ancient Greek lyric poetry.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the CU Committee on Research. His book, The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition is widely cited in the new Classical Education movement.

Dr. Kopff is the founding faculty father of the CU-Boulder Honors Journal, which is the elite undergraduate publication for the university. He is winner of the Jacob Van Ek Mentor Award, the Faculty Essay Award of the CU Graduate School Committee on the Arts and Humanities, and two-time winner of the SOAR Award (Student Organization for Alumni Relations. To win this award twice is a very exceptional accomplishment).

Oct 4, 2017

Do you have insecurities about teaching math? Do you feel like you are not a "math person"? Well we want to help! Join us on this episode as Lisa Bailey and Elisabeth Webber talk math and why learning to love math is like any journey worth having!

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