Podcast

Are Classical Schools Too Difficult?

Episode Summary: In this episode of BaseCamp Live, we tackle the question: Are Classical Christian schools too challenging? Join us as we explore the nuances of academic rigor, individual learning needs, and the balance between challenging students and overwhelming them. With special guest Heather Lloyd, Founder and CEO of Concordis Education Partners, we unpack the…

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Nurturing Spiritual Formation in Today’s Youth

BaseCamp Live Podcast Episode #274: Nurturing Spiritual Formation in Today’s Youth Episode Summary: Join us for an enlightening conversation with Dr. Chap Clark, a distinguished researcher and scholar dedicated to the well-being of young people. With decades of experience in youth ministry, academia, and church leadership, Dr. Clark shares invaluable insights into nurturing spiritual formation…

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Are Classical Schools Elitist?

BaseCamp Live Episode #273: Are Classical Schools Elitist? Episode Summary: In a world where the idea of excellence can sometimes be misconstrued as elitism, classical education is often scrutinized. Uniforms, a rigorous curriculum, and a culture that upholds values of truth, goodness, and beauty can sometimes give off an impression of exclusivity. But is classical…

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10 Predictors of Success at School with Mandi Moore

What are the predictors of success in raising up the next generation?  Classical Christian education is an “all hands on deck” effort and time-proven habits of the home and school are essential to success.  Join us for this conversation with Mandi Moore, a veteran K-12 parent, school founder, and administrator.  In this conversation, we address…

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A Conversation with my Daughter

Navigating the twists and turns of parenting and education can be daunting, but imagine the beauty of seeing those efforts bloom in one’s own child. As Davies Owens sat down with his daughter Hannah, they traversed the memories of her classical Christian education, the values it instilled, and the indelible mark it left as she…

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Helping Students Know Who They Are with Tami Peterson

Have you ever pondered the monumental impact that educators and parents have in shaping a student’s journey toward self-discovery and adulthood? With Tami Peterson’s return to our dialogue, we immerse ourselves in the profound exploration of this transformative phase. Our conversation delves into the essence of education, far surpassing the simple accumulation of knowledge, to…

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Controlling Chaos in the Home (Live Sturdy #3)

Ever feel like you’re juggling too many balls, only to realize they’re actually flaming torches? You’re not alone; we all face the pandemonium of modern life, particularly in our homes and schools. In this episode, Davies Owens sits down with the insightful Keith McCurdy to share experiences and offer tangible strategies to those grappling with…

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Classical Science as an Alternative to STEM with Jim Dolas

Unlock the secret strengths of a classical Christian education as it intersects with STEM, a narrative brought to life by my guest, Jim Dolas of Heritage Preparatory School. Prepare to be astounded by how this traditional educational model excels in fostering a profound understanding of math and sciences, proving that the humanities and technical fields…

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College Admissions & Life After K-12 with Deborah Allen

Have you ever wondered how to steer your child through the labyrinth of education to a fulfilling career? Join Davies Owens and Deborah Allen, as they unpack the art of nurturing K-12 students toward their unique callings and the thoughtful choices that shape their future. Amidst a landscape where the value of a college degree…

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Wisdom & Eloquence for Today’s Parents with Robert Littlejohn

Discover the secrets to fostering wisdom and eloquence in the next generation as we engage with Dr. Robert Littlejohn, whose book “Wisdom and Eloquence” remains a cornerstone in educational leadership after 17 years. Prepare to be enlightened by Dr. Littlejohn’s profound insights on how we can raise compassionate thinkers in a world that’s rapidly changing….

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