Podcast

Forming Lifelong Readers with Holly Doden

Ever wondered how to foster a genuine love for reading in a world dominated by screens? On this episode of Basecamp Live, we’re joined by Holly Doden, a beacon in the world of classical Christian education, who shares her enthralling journey from public school to where she is today. Holly’s enlightening insights on creating habits…

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Redeeming Awkward Moments with Dave Mathwin

Join us for an enlightening journey with Dave Mathwin, a seasoned educator with 26 years of experience. Dave, the Dean of Students and Upper School History teacher at Ad Fontes Academy, shares his unique insights on transforming awkward moments in the classroom into catalysts for student growth. We delve deep into his pedagogical approach, the…

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Raising Mature Kids with Keith McCurdy (Live Sturdy #1)

Unravel the profound secrets of nurturing a mature and responsible young generation in our enlightening conversation with Christian counselor, Keith McCurdy. This podcast is set to equip you with valuable insights and solutions to tackle the challenges parents and teachers face daily, especially during stressful times. Together, we delve into how we can provide ample…

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Creating Cultural Excellence in Schools and Homes with Dr. David Stanton

Unlock the secrets to cultivating an impactful school and home culture that leaves a lasting impression on the next generation. Join us in our enlightening conversation with Dr. David Stanton, the Headmaster of Oakdale Academy. Fueled by his military background and his passion for classical Christian education, Dr. Stanton shares his guidance on shaping an…

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I’ve Got Friends with Christopher Perrin

Get ready to uncover the profound influence of friendship on classical Christian education with our guest, Dr. Chris Perrin. Embark on this enlightening journey as we dissect the types of friendships defined by Aristotle and their implications within educational communities. We’ll also shed light on how teachers can use curriculums to instill virtue and demonstrate…

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Navigating School Security with John Niehls

School safety is a critical issue that affects us all, and no one understands that better than John Niehls, Head of School at Coventry Christian Schools. Following the tragic Sandy Hook incident, John was propelled into the world of school security, gaining valuable insights on how to create an environment that is both welcoming and…

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C.S. Lewis’s Journey from Atheist to Apologist with Dr. Hal Poe

We’re thrilled to welcome back Dr. Hal Poe, an esteemed scholar who has delved deep into the life and faith of C.S. Lewis. The conversion of Lewis, a towering figure in the English-speaking world, serves as the centerpiece of our discussion today. We embark on an exploration of his spiritual journey, a voyage that saw…

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Grades That Don’t Grate on You w/ Heather Lloyd

Heather Lloyd, an education expert with over two decades of experience under her belt, graces us with her presence and in-depth knowledge in our latest conversation. We confront the controversial topic of grading in the realm of classical Christian education, questioning whether it truly measures academic mastery or if we should be focusing on instilling…

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AI: The Good, Bad, and Hopeful w/ Josh McCroskey

We’re diving into the future of Artificial Intelligence with Josh McCroskey, the insightful Head of School at Ad Fontes Academy. McCroskey shares his extensive knowledge about the rise of AI, its potential impacts on our homes, schools, and its ethical implications. From pattern recognition to usage in social media and digital technologies, the rise of…

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Senior Trip: Who, Where, Why? w/ Dr. Bill Miller

In this episode, Davies Owens interviews Dr. Bill Miller about the significance of senior trips for classical Christian students, focusing on the value of bringing learning to life and experiencing different cultures. Dr. Miller emphasizes character and virtue development through the challenges faced during these trips, preparing students for the post-Christian world they are about…

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