With our guest, Crystal Campbell, we discuss the nature of classical education. There are often misunderstandings of what a classical education means, and how we approach this. Classical education is a means of helping a human to flourish, and not a series of subjects or even the honing the human faculties or skills.
8:40 - A definition of classical education
24:20 - How am I fostering an education in wonder?
26:04 - We are born to wonder
28:11 - Attending to the piety in our children
34:05 - Misconceptions about classical education
37:51 - The role of memorization
39:12 - The ability to make connections and ask the right questions
42:22 - Resources to learn more about classical education
48:45 - Crystal shares a beautiful quote
We delve into this topic, and Crystal and I are offering three workshops to delve even deeper!
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Here are the resources:
What is Classical Catholic Education by Jonathan Beeson
An Introduction to Classical Education by Dr. Christopher Perrin
Classical Education by Dr. Gene Edward Veith, Jr and Andrew Kern
Beauty in the Word by Stratford Caldecott
Consider This by Karen Glass
The Liberal Arts Tradition by Kevin Clark, DSL and Ravi Scott Jain
IEW Linguistic Development Through Poetry Memorization
Crystal's website and public email:
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