Wednesday, February 3, 2010

FYI from Leigh at Lunch 2-3-10

If you are interested in topics that came up during this week's show, here are a few links and tips from Leigh at Lunch on Blog Talk Radio 2/3/10, "Leigh for Lunch with Andrew Kern" (Click on the title to listen to the show archive now).

Coming soon from 1 Smart Mama
  • Tune in next Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 12 noon EST to join the conversation with Leigh and James B. Jordan of the think tank Biblical Horizons. Other upcoming speakers include Dr. Gene Edward Veith (see his book Reading Between the Lines) and Ravi Zacharias.

  • Ongoing events
  • Testing season is upon us! Click here to register for the Stanford test through Classical Conversations. To purchase a test prep book for your students, visit the CC Bookstore.
  • Leigh's newest book, The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of a Classical Education, will be released this spring! Look for it from Palgrave-Macmillan in June. (Pre-order it on Amazon.) Help us spread the word!

  • Notes from today's show
  • To find out more about thes CiRCE Institute (the Center for Independent Research in Classical Education), visit their website. Andrew's upcoming speaking events are available on the News & Updates page. Or, visit the Institute's blog, Quiddity.
  • The 2010 CiRCE conference will be July 14-17 in Dallas, Texas. The subject is A Contemplation of Liberty. Leigh will be among the speakers this year. Register now for a discounted price and to reserve your space! Group discounts available... Recordings of previous conferences are available from the CiRCE Store.
  • Subscribe to Touchstone Magazine for commentary on Christianity, freedom, family.
  • Andrew's reading suggestions on freedom: the text of the Magna Carta, The Magna Charta (Landmark Books), the 1688 Bill of Rights in Britain, Kirk's The Roots of American Order, and the U.S. Constitution.
  • On the classical model, check out: Norms and Nobility by Hicks, Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning by Wilson, Wisdom and Eloquence by Littlejohn and Evans, and Reforming Education by Adler.
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