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…

SS #21: Amusing Ourselves to Leisure

SS #21: Amusing Ourselves to Leisure

In today’s episode, Mystie and Brandy discuss amusement and entertainment. Does our commitment to scholé mean that there’s no room in life for things that are completely frivolous and entertaining? Believe it or not, Aristotle had something to say on this subject! Thank you to our sponsor: This episode is sponsored by The Art of Homeschooling….

SS #08: Making the Most of Summer with Habits and Virtue

SS #08: Making the Most of Summer with Habits and Virtue

In today’s episode, Mystie and Brandy use Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics to discuss the connection between habits and virtue, and then proceed to convince themselves to work on shoring up good habits over the summer to pave the way for a better school year. They talk about different types of habits to build, as well as how…