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Please take our short survey: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG A 20-minute podcast featuring professors, K-12 teachers, and friends of Hillsdale College, all speaking about classical education—what it is, why it’s still relevant today, and what makes it unique. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

Please take our short survey: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG A 20-minute podcast featuring professors, K-12 teachers, and friends of Hillsdale College, all speaking about classical education—what it is, why it’s still relevant today, and what makes it unique. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

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United States

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Please take our short survey: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG A 20-minute podcast featuring professors, K-12 teachers, and friends of Hillsdale College, all speaking about classical education—what it is, why it’s still relevant today, and what makes it unique. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

Language:

English


Episodes

Nathan Schlueter: Teaching Civil Discourse and Martin Luther King

6/20/2021
Nathan Schlueter, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Hillsdale College and author of the book ONE DREAM OR TWO: JUSTICE IN AMERICA AND IN THE THOUGHT OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., joins host Scot Bertram to discuss teaching civil discourse and the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Duration:00:26:56

Jenny Mulvey: Teaching Science in the Elementary Years

6/13/2021
Jenny Mulvey, Fourth Grade Teacher Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (CO), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the goal of science class in the elementary years, the desire to give students the ability to wonder, and qualities of great science instruction for a grammar school science teacher.

Duration:00:21:00

Timm Petersen: Discipline and Choice

6/6/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Timm Petersen, Assistant Principal at Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (CO), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the purpose of discipline at a school, helping students make the right choices, and balancing the ideas of justice and mercy.

Duration:00:19:37

Michael Berndt: Teaching Classically

5/30/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Michael Berndt, Academic Dean at Founders Classical Academy of Leander (TX), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss what makes classical education different, keeping students excited and enthusiastic about learning, and the relationship between intelligence and virtue when it comes to education.

Duration:00:19:17

John Kersting: The Good of Competition

5/23/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG John Kersting, Network Athletic Director at Valor Public Schools in Austin (TX). joins host Scot Bertram to discuss proper competitive behavior, the role of fun in athletics, and what students can learn from a competitive atmosphere.

Duration:00:22:47

Matthew Nolan: On Your First Two Years of Teaching

5/16/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Matthew Nolan, a sixth and seventh grade math and science teacher at Founders Classical Academy of Leander (TX), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the first two years of teaching, what college did and didn't prepare him for, and the joys of the middle school experience.

Duration:00:17:49

Leading Figures in Education: Charlotte Mason

5/9/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Jason Barney, Principal at Coram Deo Academy in Carmel (IN), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Charlotte Mason.

Duration:00:25:39

Matt Spalding: The 1776 Report

5/2/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Matt Spalding, Vice President of Washington Operations and Dean of the Van Andel Graduate School of Government at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the 1776 Report, the core ideas in the Declaration and the Constitution, and the concept of a patriotic education.

Duration:00:23:23

David Diener: Avoiding Reactionary Education

4/25/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG David Diener, Headmaster at Hillsdale Academy and Lecturing Professor of Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss classical education as a part of traditional education, focusing on the strengths of the curriculum, and how to talk about a classical school's mission.

Duration:00:22:12

Leading Figures in Education: Alasdair MacIntyre

4/18/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Dr. Jonathan Sanford, Provost and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Dallas, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Alasdair MacIntyre.

Duration:00:24:01

Michael Berndt: Teaching the Ancients in Science Class Today

4/11/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Michael Berndt, Dean of Upper School at Founders Classical Academy of Leander (TX), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss how the ancient scientists can be incorporated into a science curriculum today.

Duration:00:24:40

Leading Figures in Education: W. E. B. Du Bois

4/4/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG David Withun, head of school at Jacksonville Classical Academy in Jacksonville (FL), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of W. E. B. Du Bois.

Duration:00:19:23

Tomek Grzesiak: Writing as Imitation

3/28/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Tomek Grzesiak, Assistant Director of the Barney Charter School Initiative, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss what it means to teach writing through imitation, how it helps students find their voices, and what it looks like in a writing program.

Duration:00:18:05

Leading Figures in Education: Martin Luther

3/21/2021
Please take our short survey, found here: https://hillsdale.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb2OeuRgB3PJFUG Korey Maas, Associate Professor of History at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Martin Luther.

Duration:00:15:42

Alex Johnson: Reforming P.E. Class in Schools Today

3/14/2021
Alex Johnson, Athletic Director at Prescott Junior High (Modesto, CA), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss what a P.E. class should look like today, how to encourage students to be excited about physical education, and why the class should be a priority.

Duration:00:23:48

Leading Figures in Education: Martin Buber

3/7/2021
Jonathan Gregg, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Martin Buber.

Duration:00:25:49

Julie Apel: Challenges in Teaching Composition

2/28/2021
Julie Apel, Dean of Grammar School and Composition Teacher at Founders Classical Academy of Leander (TX), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the challenges in teaching composition, methods for teaching the structure of an essay, and providing feedback to students.

Duration:00:18:32

Leading Figures in Education: Plato

2/21/2021
Dr. Thomas West, Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Plato.

Duration:00:18:33

Leading Figures in Education: Louise Cowan

2/14/2021
Dr. Bainard Cowan, Professor of Literature at the University of Dallas, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Louise Cowan.

Duration:00:24:19

Sarah Kiesewetter: Writing for School; Writing for Life

2/7/2021
Sarah Kiesewetter, Fifth Grade Teacher at Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (CO), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the importance of writing, ways to work on skills, and developing a writing sequence.

Duration:00:19:27