Monday Mar 18, 2024

The Simplicity and Wisdom of Christian Classical Education – Andrew Kern, Part 1

"Christian classical education is that ongoing dialogue. And there's now a 2000 to 3000 year stream of wisdom and we could call it a tradition, a tradition of great wisdom available to us and endless riches that are beyond measure." ~ Andrew Kern

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In this compelling episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast, Yvette Hampton interviews Andrew Kern, founder of the CiRCE Institute, on the rich history of classical education and its relevance in today's educational landscape, and on understanding God’s order in a world filled with chaos. Discover how faith and simplicity can transform the way we approach education, leading to a more purposeful and meaningful homeschooling experience.

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Discussion Questions:

1. How does Andrew Kern define classical education, and what historical context does he provide for its origins?

2. How does Andrew Kern emphasize the importance of faith as an antidote to fear in the context of parenting and education?

3. According to Andrew Kern, how can a foundation of faith lead to a simplified and peaceful approach to education?

4. In what ways does Andrew Kern encourage parents to view themselves as mediators of God's wisdom and love to their children?

5. How does Andrew Kern connect the concept of gardening with teaching children about the kingdom of God?

6. What does Andrew Kern suggest are the potential pitfalls of making decisions based on anxiety and fear in the homeschooling journey?

7. How does Andrew Kern emphasize the role of maintaining humility and seeking repentance as important aspects of the homeschooling parent's mindset?

8. In what way does Andrew Kern discuss the relationship between a parent's faith and their approach to discipling and teaching their children?

9. What practical steps can parents take to apply Andrew Kern's principles of faith, patience, and a focus on Christ-centered education within their homeschooling approach?

 

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