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Ep. 36 – Why New England Needs Classical Education

This is Episode 36 of the Consortium Podcast, an academic audio blog sponsored by Kepler Education. In this episode, Sarah Abbott and Tim Knotts of the Classical Learning Consortium for New England join Scott Postma to discuss the need for classical education in New England. Given the number of Ivy League schools in New England, it is only obvious that it once was the epicenter for liberal education in the United States; In the 19th

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Ep. 35 – Andrew Kern: What Happened to Classical Education?

This is Episode 35 of the Consortium Podcast, an academic audio blog of Kepler Education. In this episode, Scott Postma talks with Andrew Kern of the CiRCE Institute about Classical Education and Andrew’s 3-part article, What Happened to Classical Education? Listen in as Andrew brilliantly answers some of the big questions educators should be (and are) asking: What is classical education? What forms or variations does it offer? Is it an identifiable method? Is it a formula or even a

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Ep. 34 – The Growing Spotlight on Classical Christian Education

This is Episode 34 of the Consortium Podcast, an academic audio blog of Kepler Education. In this episode, Scott Postma sits down with Joffre Swait to discuss Fox Nation’s recent 5-part documentary on classical Christian education and what the growing spotlight means for Classical Christian Education. First, we discussed the various themes and implications treated by each episode and then we looked at the larger consideration of how to reclaim the Christian Paideia in the

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Ep. 33 – Jake Litwin on Apologetics and Integrated Humanities

This is Episode 33 of the Consortium Podcast, an academic audio blog of Kepler Education. In this episode, Scott Postma sits down with Jake Litwin to discuss the Integrated Humanities and Apologetics, and why the various concepts studied in these subjects are essential to a well-rounded high school education. Jake is a teacher at Kepler Education, teaching Ancient & Classical Worlds and Christian Apologetics. He is also part of The Doane Creative Agency team, a

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Ep. 32 – Dr. Chris Schlect on the History and Meaning of the Liberal Arts

This is Episode 32 of the Consortium Podcast, an academic audio blog of Kepler Education. In this episode, Scott Postma sits down with Dr. Chris Schlect to discuss the Liberal Arts, its history in classical thought, what the liberal arts are, and what they are not. Dr. Schlect is the Senior Fellow of History at New Saint Andrews College, where he teaches courses in ancient and medieval civilizations, US history, the history of American Christianity,

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Ep. 31 – New Podcasts from the Consortium and Kepler Education

This is Episode 31 of the Consortium Podcast, an academic audio blog of Kepler Education. In this episode, we announce the new lineup of podcasts for the upcoming year. The Consortium Podcast is where listeners can listen into engaging academic conversations with teachers, authors, and professors engaged in Classical Christian Education. The Everlasting Education podcast will continue in same vein as the earlier episodes of the Consortium podcast with Scott Postma and Joffre Swait taking a cue

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