Hillsdale College K-12 Classical Education Podcast

Education Podcasts

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Looking Inside Hillsdale's K-12 American History: The Interwar Years & World War II

1/29/2023
Jordan Adams, Interim Director of Curriculum at Hillsdale College K-12 Education, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the "The Interwar Years & World War II" unit from Hillsdale's K-12 American History curriculum. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:33

Looking Inside Hillsdale's K-12 American History: The Early Republic

1/22/2023
Jordan Adams, Interim Director of Curriculum at Hillsdale College K-12 Education, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the "The Early Republic" unit from Hillsdale's K-12 American History curriculum. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:42

Grace Ramsey: Latin and Classical Education

1/15/2023
Grace Ramsey, Dean of Students at Ascent Classical Academy of Northern Colorado, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss how to approach teaching Latin in a classical school, what doors are opened once students begin to understand the language, and where Latin fits in the picture of classical education. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:57

Leading Figures in Education: Erasmus

1/8/2023
Matt Gaetano, Associate Professor of History at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the thinking and teaching of Erasmus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:53

Epics Series: Purgatorio

1/1/2023
Ellen Condict, Upper School Literature Teacher at Hillsdale Academy and Adjunct Professor of English and Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram as part of our "Epic Poems" series. Condict discusses Purgatorio. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:22

Betsy Helton: Why I Teach At A Classical School

12/18/2022
Betsy Helton, Assistant Headmaster of the Grammar School at Seven Oaks Classical School in Ellettsville (Ind.), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss why education is so important to her, how a love of learning was passed down to her, and the most-rewarding aspects of being in the world of classical education. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:01

Nathan McClallen: Motivating Students in PE Class

12/11/2022
Nathan McClallen, Athletic Director and Lead P.E. Teacher at Valor Public Charter Schools of Austin (Texas), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss why motivation is so important in physical education, which students are the most difficult to motivate, and what are signs of success in a class. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:22

Jenny Mulvey: Classical Literature for Children

12/4/2022
Jenny Mulvey, Fourth Grade Teacher at Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (Colo.), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss how literature helps to form a student's moral imagination, how literature can lead to student formation in the classroom, and how parents of students can be involved in supporting their children in their education. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:47

Epics Series: Paradise Lost

11/27/2022
Ian Atherton, Upper School Humanities Teacher at Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (Colo.), joins host Scot Bertram as part of our "Epic Poems" series. Atherton discusses PARADISE LOST.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:24

Zach Good: What is Classical Pedagogy?

11/20/2022
Zach Good, Dean of Faculty and Curriculum at Sacred Heart Academy in Grand Rapids (Mich.), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the core tenants of authentically classical pedagogy, caring for both the head and the heart of the student, and what might comprise inauthentic classical pedagogy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:54

David Withun: A Day in the Life of Jacksonville Classical Academy

11/13/2022
David Withun, Head of School at Jacksonville Classical Academy in Jacksonville (Fla.), joins host Scot Bertram to walk us through a day at JCA. How do administrators and teachers welcome students to school? What do transitions between classes look and sound like? What does the Head of School try to accomplish during the day?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:23

Petrarch & Renaissance Education: Part 2

11/6/2022
Matt Gaetano, Associate Professor of History at Hillsdale College, returns to talk with host Scot Bertram about how Petrarch inspired schools in his time and his influence on Renaissance education.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:58

Petrarch & Renaissance Education: Part 1

10/30/2022
Matt Gaetano, Associate Professor of History at Hillsdale College, talks with host Scot Bertram about the life and teachings of Petrarch, his influence during the Renaissance, and where we see his influence present today.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:29

Sarah Kiesewetter: Work/Life Balance for Teachers

10/23/2022
Sarah Kiesewetter, Dean of Grammar School at Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (Colo.), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss how to maintain a work/life balance for teachers, how priorities can shift over time, and how to use breaks wisely.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:45

Epic Poems Series: Aeneid

10/16/2022
Ellen Condict, Upper School Literature Teacher at Hillsdale Academy and Adjunct Professor of English and Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram as part of our "Epic Poems" series. Condict discusses AENEID.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:26

Dan Coupland: Tried and True Pedagogy

10/9/2022
Dan Coupland, Chairman of Education, Dean of the Graduate School of Classical Education, and Professor of Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss his new book TRIED AND TRUE: A PRIMER ON SOUND PEDAGOGY.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:18

David Whalen: Why Read Beatrix Potter?

10/2/2022
David Whalen, Associate Vice President for Curriculum and Professor of English at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the children's author Beatrix Potter, explain what makes her works unique, and why the illustrations in her books are so important.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:49

Tara Hollis: Joy in the Classroom

9/25/2022
Tara Hollis. First Grade Teacher at Founders Classical Academy in Leander (Texas), joins host Scot Bertram to discuss the difference between joy and wonder in the classroom, how to balance order and joy, and what students should take away from school on a daily basis.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:56

Ali Pries: Classical Education for Young Children

9/18/2022
Ali Pries, Fourth Grade Teacher at Golden View Classical Academy in Golden (Colo.) and Master Teacher with the Hillsdale College K-12 Network, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss classical education for the younger grades, how work here prepares students for upper grades, and the role of song and play in these grammar school years.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:16

Ben Beier: Why Read Mother Goose

9/11/2022
Benjamin Beier, Associate Professor of Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss nursey rhymes, what these poems generally are designed to do, and how to introduce them to children.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:51