Have you ever questioned the usefulness of our classical tools outside of academic pursuits? How, for instance, could they help a plumber, or a missionary, or an army captain? Answer: they prepare us for LIFE! Listen in as guests Angela and Emma Oxford share about the classical tools of learning and how they help us have conversations that lead to sharing Jesus, no matter where we are.
Guest host Delise Germond invites Lisa Bailey to share the Why, the What, and the What Next about CC’s newest resource, Scribblers At Home: Recipes from Lifelong Learners. Listen in and hear about the beginnings of Scribblers, the behind-the-scenes stories, and the features that will make learning together easy for families. Scribblers at Home is ready to be delivered to your door now, so visit classicalconversationsbooks.com and order your copy today.
Why did God give your children to you? What does He want you to tell them? Show them? Do alongside them? At Classical Conversations, we believe God trusts parents with their children! Charity Brown and her husband believe they’ve been called primarily to shepherd the hearts of their children toward God. Listen to hear just what things look like in their home…
What are your most memorable homeschooling moments? What do you want your children to remember about your home and the learning you do together? Join Lisa today as she talks to Chelly Barnard about the best ways to cultivate the memories we want to keep! Chelly provides an honest look back at what worked, what didn’t, and what she finally decided were the most important memories to make.
What’s “Protocol” all about? Is it just about good manners and fancy outings? ABSOLUTELY NOT! Listen as guest Sarah Davis breaks it down for us, sharing how Protocol is actually about honor, mercy, grace, and loving your neighbor. “It’s not about ‘putting on airs’, but about elevating the people you’re with!”
What do you wish you knew about Challenge B? About Challenge B students? About Mock Trial? This week’s guest offers a wealth of insight from a lifetime of experience! Join host Lisa Bailey as she talks to Stephanie Meter about how Mock Trial is actually the perfect capstone to the Challenge B year, synthesizing the skills of Challenge B in a way that transforms the students.
Have you ever asked yourself this question: “Why should I consider homeschooling?” The purpose we assign to education will often answer the question for us! But…are we practicing what we preach? How can we practically align our purposes with our daily routines, our lesson plans, even our assessments? Listen in as guest Julie Melendez and host Lisa Bailey offer honest testimony to what this can and does look like at home.
If you’re intrigued by the bits and pieces you’ve recently heard about Scribblers At Home: Recipes from Lifelong Learners, you will definitely want to listen to this episode! Amy Jones joins Lisa as they share how Scribblers sets families up to delight in learning together. All of us “want to do it right” when it comes to educating our kids; Scribblers gives us ideas and encouragement to create natural and winsome ways to learn together at home.
Do you know someone who is considering joining a Classical Conversations community? This episode of the Everyday Educator will answer so many “why” and “what” questions for potential families! Denise Moore shares the real reasons families get involved, and what the real benefits are to those who invest in a CC journey. Beyond that, Denise’s honest reflections remind us ALL of why we want to be involved, and how we are parents are benefiting!
If you’re looking for a quick overview of the CC Challenge program, or if you’ve ever wondered which challenge is the BEST, this episode of the Everyday Educator has the information you’re looking for! Listen as Tim Knotts, Heatherly Sylvia, and Karin Carpenter advocate for their favorite Challenge, giving us all insights into the fun parts, the stretching parts, and the family blessing of each of our Challenge levels.
Have you ever thought, “What’s the big deal about memorizing anyway?” This episode of the Everyday Educator Podcast will shed some light on this question! Listen in as Kelli Wilt and Olivia Walsh share how memory is something to be celebrated by all of us; they’ll also give us the details of what a Memory Master is, what a NATIONAL Memory Master is, and what blessings families can find from pursuing each! Bonus: hot-off-the-press details on how to get involved in the 2023 National Memory Master Competition!
Here in the winter months, after the fun of the holidays, the homeschool days can seem looooong. It is easy to forget that we are not alone on this journey! We all have a CC story to share, and hearing about someone else’s journey feeds our community mindset. Listen in this week as international homeschoolers (and Country Coordinators) Koreen Mazurek and Dawna Ferguson share how running toward something instead of away from something makes homeschooling a richer experience—wherever you are!
New Years, for most of us, means new beginnings. Whether it's a new goal or recommitment to a habit we're already cultivating, New Years acts as a marker for us to turn over a new leaf. This week Lisa is joined by Kelli Wilt to discuss what it means to "raise adults," and explore what it looks like beginning with the end in mind.