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A 20-minute podcast featuring professors, K-12 teachers, and friends of Hillsdale College, all speaking about classical education—what it is, why it’s still relevant today, and what makes it unique. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

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    • 4.9 • 102 Ratings

A 20-minute podcast featuring professors, K-12 teachers, and friends of Hillsdale College, all speaking about classical education—what it is, why it’s still relevant today, and what makes it unique. Hosted by Scot Bertram.

    Matthew Young: The Great Principles of Chemistry

    Matthew Young: The Great Principles of Chemistry

    Matthew Young, dean of natural sciences and professor of chemistry at Hillsdale College, delivers a lecture on how chemistry fits into the liberal arts.

    This is the first in a series of shows from presentations delivered at the Hoogland Center for Teacher Excellence seminar, “The Art of Teaching: The Sciences.” The Hoogland Center is an outreach of the Hillsdale College K-12 Education Office and offers seminars in classical academics and pedagogy for teachers of any background.
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    • 50 min
    Lisa Becker: Bringing Classical Education to Rural Nevada

    Lisa Becker: Bringing Classical Education to Rural Nevada

    Lisa Becker, Hillsdale alumna and founding board member at Nevada Classical Academy Elko, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss her time as a Hillsdale student, her decision to help start a public charter school in northeast Nevada, and some of the challenges she’s faced in founding a new school.
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    • 23 min
    Jordan Blackstone: What it Takes to be a School Leader

    Jordan Blackstone: What it Takes to be a School Leader

    Jordan Blackstone, school leader fellow at Hillsdale Academy, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss her decision to dedicate her life to education, how she discovered the Hillsdale College K-12 Education fellowship, and what lessons she’s learned over the course of the program.
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    • 19 min
    Nikki Teeple: Playing Games in Mathematics Class

    Nikki Teeple: Playing Games in Mathematics Class

    Nikki Teeple, math coordinator at Atlanta Classical Academy, delivers a speech on how to use simple games to make mathematics enjoyable for students.

    This is the fourth in a series of shows from presentations delivered at the Hoogland Center for Teacher Excellence seminar, “The Art of Teaching: Mathematics.” The Hoogland Center is an outreach of the Hillsdale College K-12 Education Office and offers seminars in classical academics and pedagogy for teachers of any background.
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    • 29 min
    Jonathan Gregg: Asking Great Questions in Math

    Jonathan Gregg: Asking Great Questions in Math

    Jonathan Gregg, assistant professor of education at Hillsdale College, delivers a speech on how asking your students questions can improve their understanding of mathematics.

    This is the third in a series of shows from presentations delivered at the Hoogland Center for Teacher Excellence seminar, “The Art of Teaching: Mathematics.” The Hoogland Center is an outreach of the Hillsdale College K-12 Education Office and offers seminars in classical academics and pedagogy for teachers of any background.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Kathleen O'Toole: Is Classical Education Political?

    Kathleen O'Toole: Is Classical Education Political?

    Kathleen O'Toole, assistant provost for K-12 Education at Hillsdale College, joins host Scot Bertram to discuss whether or not classical education is political, why the study of politics is so important, and the nuances of a well-ordered education in politics.

     
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    • 19 min

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102 Ratings

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