Wednesday, March 9, 2011

FYI from Leigh! at Lunch 3/9/11

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 3/9/11, "Parent Practicums on Leigh at Lunch." (Click on the title to listen to the show archive now).

Had a question for today's show that you didn't get to ask? Email it to or comment on this post for an answer!

Coming soon from 1 Smart Mama
  • Tune in next Wednesday, March 16, at 12 noon EST to join the conversation with Lawrence Reed, the president of the Foundation for Economic Education.

  • Ongoing events

  • Click here to see the last few chances to catch Leigh's Midwest tour!
  • 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!
  • Register as a friend on BlogTalkRadio to be eligible for our weekly drawing! Click "follow" so you'll get updates about spontaneous and pre-recorded shows.
  • Send questions to Leigh for her next book on the dialectic via

  • Notes from today's show
  • Visit the CC Writers' Circle to read daily articles about classical education from our talented contributors.
  • Get ready for Leigh's meeting with Nancy Pearcey in April by reading Nancy's books The Soul of Science and Total Truth.
  • Information about Parent Practicums is available on the front page of the CC website, or go directly to the Parent Practicums web page.
  • Pass on the link to our 2011 Parent Practicums promotional video! ( Keep watching for an upcoming podcast about the practicums.
  • This year's practicums will highlight the books Norms and Nobility by David Hicks and Nancy Pearcey's Total Truth.
  • Visit our online catalog to see more new resources from CC. Especially check out our new booklet Classical Christian Education Made Approachable and the Compass of Classical Conversations audio CDs, which will be available around the first of May. Also new for the Essentials Program are the Trivium Tables for English Grammar and Quid et Quo (dialectic work).
  • Coming out this year will also be a newly revised Essentials guide, and new editions of the Words Aptly Spoken guides, especially Words Aptly Spoken: American Documents as we discuss freedom in relation to American history.
  • There will be a special Blog Talk Radio show on March 23rd about the new products and your questions.
  • Email us at to let us know what topics you'd like to see on upcoming Blog Talk Radio shows!
  • For more dialogue about these topics, register for the free portion of our CC Connected website and the CC Facebook page. Tobin also recommends St. Anne's Public House for online dialogue on Christ-centered issues.
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