Wednesday, March 2, 2011

FYI from Leigh! at Lunch 3/2/11

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 3/2/11, "Leigh! at Lunch with Bob and Geri Boyd." (Click on the title to listen to the show archive now).

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Coming soon from 1 Smart Mama
  • Tune in next Wednesday, March 9, at 12 noon EST to join a special conversation with CC's Heather Shirley and Matt Bianco about upcoming Parent Practicums.

  • Ongoing events

  • Click here to see Leigh's Midwest tour dates and locations for next week!
  • Don't forget to sign up for end-of-grade testing! Visit our new website, Homeschool Testing Services, to register and get test-prep materials.
  • Register now for our 1-day and 3-day summer Parent Practicums and Student Camps!
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  • Send questions to Leigh for her next book on the dialectic via AskLeigh@ymail.com.

  • Notes from today's show
  • Visit the CC Bookstore to buy your own copy of Millstones and Stumbling Blocks by Bradley Heath.
  • Visit Bob and Geri's website, IssuesinEducation.org, to read more about their radio show. Bob and Geri won the 2010 Dr. Robert Dreyfus Courageous Christian Leadership Award.
  • Read more about G.K. Chesterton via this biography. Many of Chesterton's lectures are available from the American Chesterton Society.
  • Read about Robert Lewis Dabney, 19th century pastor, and his opinions on early models of state-run education from this anthology of his writings. Also contains links to a biography of Dabney.
  • The Home School Legal Defense Association covered the 2010 case of a German family seeking political asylum in the United States for the freedom to home school.
  • The full quote from Charles Colson about Christian education comes from page 338 of How Now Shall We Live, which is available from Amazon.
  • For a further conversation about the failings of the modern church, download one of Leigh's early podcasts, "If We are the Light, Why Aren't We Attracting Bugs?"
  • Register for Classical Conversations programs for next year at Classicalconversations.com. Under the drop down menu "Academic Programs," click on Forms and Fees to download the PDF file.
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