18 episodes

Welcome to Consider This a podcast from the Wilberforce School.

On consider this we address issues educators and parents face in the formation of children.

Consider This...Podcast The Wilberforce School

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Welcome to Consider This a podcast from the Wilberforce School.

On consider this we address issues educators and parents face in the formation of children.

    What can YOU learn from an eighth grader?

    What can YOU learn from an eighth grader?

    A tradition at Wilberforce is the Class Eight speeches given every winter during Lower School chapel.   Class Eight students share with the Lower School what they have learned during their Middle School years. Hear from our Middle School Deans and Class Eight students about running the race, not being a cow, and how hitting your friend can teach you a lot. What can you learn from an eighth grader?  I discovered a lot.  

    If you would like to read these three speeches in full, click here. 

    • 29 min
    What did NFL player Caraun Reid have to say to our students?

    What did NFL player Caraun Reid have to say to our students?

    Former Princeton Tiger and NFL defensive lineman Caraun Reid spoke to our Middle & Upper School during our Wilberforce Day Chapel this year. In addition to worshiping with our students, he encouraged them to answer the questions "what is in your hand" and how can you be diligent with what God put there. Listen to his exhortation to be diligent with all you have been given. 

    • 39 min
    Dr. Leonard Sax: Evidence-Based Parenting

    Dr. Leonard Sax: Evidence-Based Parenting

    If you missed guest speaker and author, Dr. Leonard Sax, listen here as he speaks to our parents about his research in evidence-based parenting and the different challenges facing our children in the 21st century.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    How can a summer change your life?

    How can a summer change your life?

    Summer is a unique time, it is a time for quiet, a time for decision, and time for new experiences, friendships and challenges. Summer is unique especially in the lives of students. This podcast shares some insights, ideas, experiences for summer, and even how one summer changed Howe Whitman's life. If you want more ideas of how to redeem your child's summer, check out our Summer Opportunities Page.

    • 40 min
    Who is Charlotte Mason?

    Who is Charlotte Mason?

    Who is Charlotte Mason and what does her influence look like at Wilberforce? Listen to Admissions Director, Kerry Wilson, share a little bit about the who, what, and why of Charlotte Mason. If you are looking to find out more read the new Karen Glass book Vitale Harmony.

    • 26 min
    How do we equip resilient Christians today?

    How do we equip resilient Christians today?

    Attorney General Bill Barr’s recent address at Notre Dame, and the reactions that followed, highlight the importance of equipping our youth with a firm foundation in the biblical Truth. 
    How do we prepare students today to stand firm in their faith; ready to defend their faith with clarity, creativity, and conviction. How do we transmit gospel truth to the next generation so they are willing to stand firm, even when it requires standing alone.   Three Wilberforce teachers share with us what they are doing to help sustain faith and practice in students at Wilberforce.

    • 31 min

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