255 episodes

The CiRCE Institute Podcast Network is made up four regular shows:

FORMA, featuring interviews and conversations with educators, writers, and thinkers.The Mason Jar featuring Cindy Rollins, all Charlotte Mason all the time.Close Reads, a book club podcast, featuring Angelina Stanford and Tim McIntosh.Ask Andrew, in which Andrew Kern answers listener questions about Christian classical education.
As well as various seasonal shows like The Commons with Brian Phillips, The Divided Line with Matt Bianco, and A Perpetual Feast with Andrew Kern and Wes Callihan.

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The CiRCE Institute Podcast Network is made up four regular shows:

FORMA, featuring interviews and conversations with educators, writers, and thinkers.The Mason Jar featuring Cindy Rollins, all Charlotte Mason all the time.Close Reads, a book club podcast, featuring Angelina Stanford and Tim McIntosh.Ask Andrew, in which Andrew Kern answers listener questions about Christian classical education.
As well as various seasonal shows like The Commons with Brian Phillips, The Divided Line with Matt Bianco, and A Perpetual Feast with Andrew Kern and Wes Callihan.

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    FORMA: Talking about the new "30 Poems to Memorize" book

    FORMA: Talking about the new "30 Poems to Memorize" book

    In this episode David Kern joins Heidi White to discuss a new CiRCE publication, 30 Poems to Memorize (Before Its Too Late), which David edited.
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    • 46 min
    Ask Andrew 58: How should I respond to my reluctant learner?

    Ask Andrew 58: How should I respond to my reluctant learner?

    In this week's episode, Andrew Kern contemplates two questions about students who don't generally like school: a) Should I force my reluctant reader to read? and b) How do you entice a child to learn who doesn't seem to want to?
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    • 31 min
    Ask Andrew #57: The Fundamental Literary Skills (and more)

    Ask Andrew #57: The Fundamental Literary Skills (and more)

    In this episode, Andrew Kern contemplates some of the most essential, fundamental literary skills (with a literary help from the book of Proverbs). Then he takes some rapid-fire questions, including one about this issues with "subjects."
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    • 29 min
    Cafe Schole #10: Study as Prayer and Love for God

    Cafe Schole #10: Study as Prayer and Love for God

    In this episode, Dr. Perrin discusses an essay by Simone Weil that reveals the relationship between attentive study and prayer that should lead us to love both God and neighbor. Can study be rightfully understood as prayer or leading to prayer?
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    • 31 min
    Ask Andrew #56: How should we use the "should question?"

    Ask Andrew #56: How should we use the "should question?"

    In this episode of Ask Andrew, Andrew Kern explains how he thinks about matters of pedagogy, answer this week's primary question (How should we use "the should question"?), and then hits some rapid-fire questions at the end.
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    • 39 min
    FORMA: Dale Grote + Wes Callihan on Latin and the book of Acts

    FORMA: Dale Grote + Wes Callihan on Latin and the book of Acts

    Dale Grote is the author of a new Latin reader of the Acts of the Apostles which includes a foreword by historian and teacher Wes Callihan and in this episode they join Heidi White for a conversation about the process of translation, the relationship between Latin and the New Testament, and much more.
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    • 56 min

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290 Ratings

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Variety and quality from a concerned and informed institute

All of Circe’s offerings share a quality approach to the subject at hand. Never taking itself too seriously, personable hosts draw listeners in to feel like part of a community of classically minded and spirited educators.

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Engaging and informative

Thanks for this podcast-- I love the conversational style and the selection of topics.

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Great content

CiRCE Institute is consistent in putting out informative, enlightening, and entertaining podcasts full of applicable knowledge in the everyday. They are a group focused on excellence and educating everyone, young or old, to love learning and to grow as an individual. Highly recomend their podcasts, for any age and any background!

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