SS #79: East Meets West: Classical Education in China (with Ravi Jain!!)

SS #79: East Meets West: Classical Education in China (with Ravi Jain!!)

Our guest today is Ravi Jain, who is now tied with Cindy Rollins for the Scholé Sisters title for Most Appearances as this is his third time on the show. Ravi Jain has a BA from Davidson College, an M.A. from Reformed Theological Seminary, and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics from the University of Central…

SS #78: Pursuing the Classical Education you Never Received (with Susan Wise Bauer!!)

SS #78: Pursuing the Classical Education you Never Received (with Susan Wise Bauer!!)

We are absolutely thrilled to have Susan Wise Bauer on the show today! Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, historian, educator, and farmer. She’s the author of twenty books and the founder of the educational publishing company Well-Trained Mind Press. Susan’s parents taught her at home for most of elementary and middle school, and all…

SS #77: Let’s Get Together, Yeah Yeah Yeah (Communities vs. Networks)

SS #77: Let’s Get Together, Yeah Yeah Yeah (Communities vs. Networks)

Today’s discussion between Brandy, Pam, Mystie, and Abby centers on the differences between communities and networks as spelled out by John Taylor Gatto in his wonderful little book Dumbing Us Down. To which do you belong? Is there an ideal? There’s a lot of food for thought in this episode. Time to register for the…

SS #76: The Wonder Years (Quintilian and the Classical Preschool)

SS #76: The Wonder Years (Quintilian and the Classical Preschool)

Is there really such a thing as classical education for preschoolers? You may be surprised to learn that yes the ancients actually had opinions on what to do with the little ones entrusted to us. In today’s episode, Mystie, Brandy, and Abby discuss a bit about what Plato, Aristotle, and Quintilian had to say on…