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Classical Education for Students with Special Needs 

Classical Education has a reputation for targeting the brightest and most precocious students and providing far too rigorous a path for any but the child prodigy. But is that actually the case? Can classical education provide a path forward for students with special needs? Indeed, classical education contributes to intellectual growth regardless of a child’s […]

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Classical Conversations and Couch Schooling (with Charity Miner)

Today’s guest is one of my real-life local friends, Charity Miner. She is the mom of 3 teens who’ve enjoyed homeschooling with Classical Conversations, including one who is graduating this year. Charity likes to be your homeschool big sister, and her perspectives on couch schooling, homeschooling a neurodiverse child, and the end goal of Classical

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Latin for Children: our favorite homeschool Latin curriculum from Classical Academic Press

Learn why Latin for Children from Classical Academic Press is my pick for the best homeschool Latin curriculum! I took Latin for several years as a homeschool student and continued my studies with 2 semesters of Latin in college. My favorite of those classes was the semester we did nothing but Latin readings! We’d come

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A Common Arts Education in Our Classical Homeschool (with Chris Hall)

Hang around with Classical and/or Charlotte Mason educators, and you’ll probably hear about the Liberal Arts pretty quickly. You’ll likely even hear discussion about including the Fine Arts in our homeschool education. But, what about the Common Arts? What does it look like to include the Common Arts in our education, and why are they

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Classical Charlotte Mason Homeschooling (with Adrienne Freas)

In our final regular episode of Homeschool Conversations Season 3, I’m joined by Adrienne Freas, another one of the lovely guest suggestions I received from Karen Glass. Adrienne has experience as a Classical Charlotte Mason homeschooling mom, and has also worked to implement these ideas in charter school programs. Our conversation touched on topics like

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Why We Pursue a Christian Classical Education in Our Homeschool

You’ve heard about this thing called classical education and you’re curious. Should you choose to pursue a classical education in your homeschool? Or maybe you already consider yourself a Christian classical educator, but you’re feeling burned out. The kids don’t seem to remember or appreciate the things you thought they would, and you wonder if

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Analogies for All of Us: Thoughts on Classical Conversations and Communicating Well (with Marc Hays)

Many of my friends have found Classical Conversations to be a good option for their families. While CC has not fit with our family’s personal or educational priorities, I know so many folks love CC, and several have asked me to include a Classical Conversations perspective on the podcast. Marc Hays is not only a

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Curiosity and Surrender: Classical Education, Poetry, and a Longing for Light (with Jennifer Souza)

I know it is a wonderful interview when I get just as many goosebumps while editing and preparing it for publication as I did when I first chatted with my guest! That was certainly the case with today’s conversation with Jennifer Souza. Jennifer will encourage you to ask questions and think about many things in

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Clap for Classics! online music classes introducing the joy of classical music to children ages 0-5

Clap for Classics! offers delightful, affordable online music classes for your baby, toddler, preschooler, and kindergartner. If you have wanted to introduce your young children to classical music, but you aren’t quite sure where to begin, Clap for Classics! offers you an opportunity to make musical memories with your children in your own home regardless

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Patience, Wonder, Ignorance, and Joy in a Classical, Charlotte Mason education (with Karen Glass)

What an absolute delight and privilege to chat with Karen Glass in this episode of Homeschool Conversations! I so appreciate her emphasis on humility, wonder, joy, and patience in a classical, Charlotte Mason approach to education. You will not want to miss her analogy between feeding our children good food and nourishing them on good

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