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Ep. 22: Why Latin? A Deeper Approach With Mr. Decker
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  • Ep. 22: Why Latin? A Deeper Approach With Mr. Decker

    Ep. 22: Why Latin? A Deeper Approach With Mr. Decker

    Sep 14, 2023 • 28:14

    We’ve brought the podcast back from oblivion! (A Mr. Decker has been teaching Latin this year with a more immersive class, and we get to pick his brain about his experience learning Latin this summer. It was a fun conversation!

  • Episode 21: Literature - Behind The Drill - Classical Me, Classical Thee Book Study

    Episode 21: Literature - Behind The Drill - Classical Me, Classical Thee Book Study

    Apr 20, 2022 • 25:43

    Today we continue our reading of ‘Classical Me, Classical Thee’ by Rebekah Merkel, going through chapter 5: Behind The Drill: Literature. Tune in to this episode to hear Monte, Kim, and Katie discuss the importance of Literature in Classical Education (and in life!)

  • Episode 20: Book Study - Classical Me, Classical Thee, Chapter 4: Behind the Drill - Latin

    Episode 20: Book Study - Classical Me, Classical Thee, Chapter 4: Behind the Drill - Latin

    Apr 6, 2022 • 29:37

    Today we continue our reading of ‘Classical Me, Classical Thee’ by Rebekah Merkel, going through chapter 4: Latin! Why Latin? Tune in to this episode to hear Monte, Kim, and Katie discuss the importance of Latin in Classical Education. We reference articles by Dorothy Sayers: The Lost Tools of Learning…

  • Ep. 19: Book Study - Classical Me, Classical Thee, Chapters 1-3

    Ep. 19: Book Study - Classical Me, Classical Thee, Chapters 1-3

    Mar 23, 2022 • 29:29

    Join Kim and Katie as the go through the book, “Classical Me, Classical Thee” by Rebekah Merkle. We are discussing chapters 1-3 this week. Join us!

  • Episode 18: An Overview of The Vision Of Classical, Christian Ed

    Episode 18: An Overview of The Vision Of Classical, Christian Ed

    Mar 9, 2022 • 31:08

    We’re back! After a long hiatus, the Charis podcast is back up and running, and Kim & Katie (broadly!) go over the vision for Christian, Classical Education. The series will continue in upcoming episodes as we go through the book “Classical Me, Classical Thee“, so grab it if you’d like…

  • Ep. 17: Physical Education In A Classical Model

    Ep. 17: Physical Education In A Classical Model

    Jun 30, 2021 • 43:55

    The Ancient Greeks hailed “a sound mind and a sound body.” So how do we approach PE in a classical model? “To learn to think, we must therefore exercise our limbs, our senses, and our bodily organs, which are the tools of our intellect; and to get the best use…

  • Ep. 16: The Good Soil Study

    Ep. 16: The Good Soil Study

    Jun 2, 2021 • 44:26

    Aaron Decker & Katie Tuck discuss the results of The Good Soil Study, a ground-breaking study showing the life outcomes of a classical, Christian education. The Good Soil Study is, in short, a comparative study of 24-42 year-old alumni from public, secular private, Catholic, evangelical Christian, religious homeschool, and ACCS…

  • Ep. 15: Senior Episode!

    Ep. 15: Senior Episode!

    May 19, 2021 • 26:47

    Join us for a special episode where we talk with our first graduating class! A few notes from this episode: Susu! That’s Life – Michael Tucci Work Hard, Play Hard, Rest Well.

  • Ep. 14: Sturdy Kids

    Ep. 14: Sturdy Kids

    May 6, 2021 • 55:11

    How do we help our kids deal head on with the difficulty and challenges they will inevitably face in their lives? How can we help them become resilient, vivacious, problem-solving souls? Monte, Kim, & Katie discuss this today. We reference Keith McCurdy from livesturdy.com frequently! The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew…

  • Ep. 13: Living Books With Jen Pohl

    Ep. 13: Living Books With Jen Pohl

    Apr 21, 2021 • 49:37

    Jen Pohl is not only a beloved teacher at Charis, but her love of good books is infectious and she is a treasure trove of information on what Charlotte Mason called “Living Books.” (She is also a self-proclaimed book sale addict!) “Education should aim at giving knowledge touched with emotions.” -Charlotte…