SS #39: Plan an Amazing Local Retreat (with Brittany Lindvall)

Welcome to our special 2-episode summer season of Scholé Sisters!! (Try saying that three times fast!) Today, we’re chatting with Brittany Lindvall, leader of one of our Scholé Sisters Local Retreats last year. She’ll tell you what worked, what didn’t, and why she’s doing it again this year. We hope this gets your creative juices flowing as you start to plan your own retreat for your own local Sisters.     Listen to the podcast:   Show Notes: Ready to register … Read More

The Message of Leisure & Scholé: Chapter 2, part 1 – Knowing is a spiritual activity

As a summer special, Scholé Sisters is publishing a blog series through Josef Pieper’s Leisure, the Basis of Culture. This is the book that brought scholé back into our vocabulary. Instead of writing about the book or writing additional commentary, however, we’re taking a thought-by-thought paraphrase approach, chapter-by-chapter. Like The Message is to the Bible, so this series is to Leisure: common idiom, loose paraphrase, maybe a little clarification or connection added for the reader’s benefit. Enjoy! Previously: Chapter 1 … Read More

The Message of Leisure & Scholé: Chapter 1 – What We’re Missing

As a summer special, Scholé Sisters is publishing a blog series through Josef Pieper’s Leisure, the Basis of Culture. This is the book that brought scholé back into our vocabulary. Instead of writing about the book or writing additional commentary, however, we’re taking a thought-by-thought paraphrase approach, chapter-by-chapter. Like The Message is to the Bible, so this series is to Leisure: common idiom, loose paraphrase, maybe a little clarification or connection added for the reader’s benefit. Enjoy! Our hands are … Read More

Paideia Discussion: Chapter 3, Epic Education

for The Sistership only Brandy & Mystie talk for an hour about chapter 3 in Paideia. Join the conversation in the comments What does Homer have to do with classical education? What are the most educative forms of poetic knowledge for our culture? How have you used story in your homeschool? Return to the bonus page

SS #38: An Education by Any Other Name…

In today’s episode, Mystie, Pam, and Brandy discuss the power of educational metaphors – are we using the right images to picture our homeschools? Metaphors aren’t absolute — it’s what we mean by them and how we apply them that matters. Join the Scholé Sisters as they hash out metaphors and discuss what makes a good one worth using.   Thank you to our sponsor: This episode is sponsored by In Memoriam. After Charlotte Mason died in 1923, the PNEU … Read More

SS #37: Livin’ La Vida Latin (with Angela Reed!)

Brandy is talking at length about Latin today with Angela Reed. Angela is a homeschooling mother of five in the Sunshine State of Florida. A former classroom teacher, degreed in Classics and Latin and persuaded by Charlotte Mason’s educational philosophy, she channels these enthusiasms onto Instagram: building community with friends @charlottemasonirl, researching how Latin fits within a CM paradigm @thecmlatinproject, and documenting family life, homeschooling, and the day-to-day @athena_amidstthereeds. Brandy asks Angela some of the tough questions we all want answers … Read More

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