make joy normal: cozy homeschooling

classical education is a disposition, not a curriculum: an interview with Crystal

June 13, 2021 Bonnie Landry Season 2 Episode 23
make joy normal: cozy homeschooling
classical education is a disposition, not a curriculum: an interview with Crystal
Show Notes

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!

Click here for details and registration


Here are the resources:

What is Classical Catholic Education by Jonathan Beeson

https://sttheresacatholicschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/What-Is-Classical-Education.pdf

An Introduction to Classical Education by Dr. Christopher Perrin

http://classicalsubjects.com/resources/ICE.pdf


Books:

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:

https://crystaljoycampbell.com

[email protected]