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The Ask Andrew Podcast features weekly reflections on the purpose and nature of classical education from Andrew Kern, author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping American, and President of the CiRCE Institute. Each week Andrew will tackle a key idea, term, or theme in classical education, briefly defining it and explaining its purpose and place within classical pedagogy.
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The Ask Andrew Podcast features weekly reflections on the purpose and nature of classical education from Andrew Kern, author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping American, and President of the CiRCE Institute. Each week Andrew will tackle a key idea, term, or theme in classical education, briefly defining it and explaining its purpose and place within classical pedagogy.
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    On Catechism in Education (part 4)

    On Catechism in Education (part 4)

    Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. 
    In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 4 of a series of episodes on the topic.
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    On Catechism in Education (Part 3)

    On Catechism in Education (Part 3)

    Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. 
    In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 3 of a series of episodes on the topic and focuses on the practical applications of catechism in the classroom.

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    • 24 min
    On Catechism in Education (Part 2)

    On Catechism in Education (Part 2)

    Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. 
    In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 2 of a series of episodes on the topic and focuses on the practical applications of catechism in the classroom.

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    • 26 min
    On Catechism in Education (Part 1)

    On Catechism in Education (Part 1)

    Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. 
    In this episode, Andrew answers a question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 1 of a series of episodes on the topic and focuses on the various types - and history - of catechism in the world of education.


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    • 26 min
    What is the purpose of the k-12 education?

    What is the purpose of the k-12 education?

    Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. 
    In this episode, Andrew answers a question about the purpose of k-12 education, with some help from Stratford Caldecott, David Hicks, and Tony Jarvis.


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    • 26 min
    Why are the common topics so important?

    Why are the common topics so important?

    Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. 
    In this episode Andrew answers a question the importance of the common topics of invention, and discusses their history and usage over the years.
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    • 28 min

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4.8 out of 5
116 Ratings

116 Ratings

tinaswede ,

Like a cold cup of water on a hot day

Andrew distills, condense, and synthesize in a way that makes a Mama feel like she can do it and do it with right purpose.

Thomas Mirus ,

Supberb

Andrew is wise and inspiring on the topic of education. He really seems to believe that it is all about love and glorfying God.

melissakipe @oakandzinnia ,

Food for the journey

As a long time homeschooling momma it’s critical to keep growing as a person and Andrew’s podcast is nourishing and thought provoking. I come away from listening within so many wonderful ideas and musings! Don’t cook dinner without this podcast : )

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