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!
Charis Classical Academy
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 to follow along! Another recommendation
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 out of these tools, the
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 (classical Christian) schools, on topics
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 Peterson The Wise Woman by
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 Mason “Living books have literary
Emily Cox teaches Math, Science, STEM, & Latin with us in our upper grades, and is a co-teacher to her three kids. With her years of experience as a teacher (and co-teacher), Emily has several helpful tips for our satellite classrooms!
Join us as we talk with Austin Hoffman & Max Pointner on how to use The Commonplace Book to read and study. (It was a Zoom interview, so pardon the sound quality!) Why Commonplace? There are many reasons! Keeping quotations, reflecting on your reading, improving memory, recording books you’ve read, and more. (Visit the Charis
Episode TEN of our podcast! Mr. Hoffman brings us into his humanities classroom and we learn about the Greek Tragedy, Oedipus Rex. Oedipus Rex, also known by its Greek title, Oedipus Tyrannus, or Oedipus the King, is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed around 429 BC.