#102 Music to my ears (with Greg Wilbur!!)

#102 Music to my ears (with Greg Wilbur!!)

Growing up, we all call melodious sounds hitting our ears ‘music.’ Music, we later learn, is one piece of the quadrivium in classical education. We think we understand, until some explanations of music and classical education seem to make music about so much more than sound that the harmonious sound element is almost eclipsed. We…

SS #82: You Can’t Cancel Christmas

SS #82: You Can’t Cancel Christmas

The death of culture and festivity is not a less important death than bodily. No matter what government officials say, Christmas is coming and must be honored with festive celebration – piety requires it. In this episode, Brandy Vencel, Pam Barnhill, Mystie Winckler, and Abby Wahl discuss how festivity and scholé fits into the curricular…

SS #80: Let’s Get Physical (Gymnastic in a Classical Education)

SS #80: Let’s Get Physical (Gymnastic in a Classical Education)

Today’s discussion about physical training in classical education was one Brandy, Mystie, Pam, and Abby got to record when they were all together in Phoenix for the Loving Well retreat. They do get philosophical and discuss why these things are important, but they also get practical and talk about a bunch of ideas that they…