Wednesday, March 17, 2010

FYI from Leigh at Lunch 3/17/10

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 3/17/10, "Leigh for Lunch with Andrew Pudewa" (Click on the title to listen to the show archive now).

Coming soon from 1 Smart Mama
  • Tune in next Wednesday, March 24, at 12 noon EST to listen to a pre-recorded conversation between Leigh and astronaut James Dutton, a CC dad. Upcoming guest Ravi Zacharias has been rescheduled for a later date.

  • Ongoing events
  • Click here to register for the Stanford test through CC. Purchase test prep books from the CC Bookstore.
  • Leigh's newest book, The Core, will be released in June! Pre-order it on Amazon.
  • Find out more about CC's summer student camps and *free* Parent Practicums on the CC website. Register today!

  • Notes from today's show
  • Andrew Pudewa is the director of the Institute for Excellence in Writing.
  • Today's giveaway, Portable Walls from IEW, are now available from the CC Bookstore.
  • Upcoming events: Next week, Andrew will be speaking in Fredericksburg and Richmond, VA. In April, Andrew will join Leigh and others at a conference in Cincinnati, OH. July 26-29 2010, IEW will be hosting a Writing Educator's Symposium in Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Find out more about IEW's Linguistic Development Through Poetry Memorization.
  • The article "One Myth and Two Truths" is available for download here.
  • Oliver DeMille is the author of A Thomas Jefferson Education.
  • You can read more about Pedro Menéndez de Avilés here. An engraving is available from the Library of Congress website.
  • Andrew recommended the book The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in Education by Todd Oppenheimer. Leigh also recommends You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier, not for worldview, but for his perspective on what technology has done to intelligence.
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