Homeschooling Teenage Boys

This transcript was generated by Today is Saturday, June 19. And I’m receiving more and more requests for these walk talk topics, with questions being sent in every day. And there are a lot of really good topics and questions, and I’m going to try to spend some more time producing some more videos so … Continue

What’s “Classical” about Classical Conversations? Nothing.

In my article, “The Fake Classical Education Movement” and “How Laura Berquist Misled Thousands of Catholic Families“, I explained how modern curriculum publishers falsely advertise their study programs as “classical”, using terms and images taken classical Catholic education, but changing their meanings.  A clear example of this can be found in Classical Conversations.  This program … Continue

What is the Socratic Method?

Transcribed by (with additions). Today is Wednesday, June 16th, and I’d like to talk about a topic today that’s very important for education (which is always my focus) but also in all areas of life, because it’s one of those issues where if we think falsely about this, it leads us into many errors–and … Continue

The Fake “Classical Education” Movement

  Christian people tend to think that they are pretty smart and that they seek the truth.  Yet, when we look at Christian education, the evidence suggests otherwise. Since around 1995, the “classical education” movement has lied to Christians, making up their own history of education, and using this fictional story to sell millions of … Continue

Aristotle & Classical Textbooks

Aristotle, the great Philosopher of the Catholic homechool curriculum.

Aristotle (384-322 BC) If we only read Moses, David, Solomon and Plato, we would have an education that rivaled history’s greatest scholars. However, the efficiency of instruction desired to make as many wise students as possible is not to be found among the early masters. Moses left us the Law. David left us the Psalms. … Continue