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Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I happily engaged in Intellectual Intercourse during a LIVE UM Radio broadcast on 12/6, with fellow podcaster, philosopher and intellectual ponderer Jarett Sanchez.   We discussed… well… discussing.  In our modern, fast paced culture, wherein we are almost constantly bombarded with talk and noise and artificial stimuli, [...]

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Out of Plato’s Cave with Paul Verge

Out of Plato’s Cave with Paul Verge

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed What has the mis-education from the school system done to us? What is Plato’s Cave and how can we find our way out? What is the point of OWS and why should we even care? What is “Believer Beware”? In what way was 9/11/01 an American [...]

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Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A delightful interview with Kelly Halldorson. Best known for the Unschool Bus, Kelly is a school-free Mom living and learning in liberty!  While the Halldorson’s can only be loosely defined as “Unschool” it wouldn’t be accurate to use the term “home educators” either…. unless of course [...]

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Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode, I am delighted with the company of Michael Strong, entrepreneur, autodidact, visionary and eloquent critical thinker.  This was an enlightening and thought provoking conversation on the purpose of education, the necessity of broad horizons and the bright and hopeful ideas that are helping [...]

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Higher Learning and Liberty: Discussion with Antonio Buehler

Higher Learning and Liberty: Discussion with Antonio Buehler

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Sociopolitical activist, home education advocate and  promulgator of peace joins Laurette Lynn for this enriching discussion. Antonio beautifully exemplifies personal endurance, courage and the relationship between intelligence and liberty.  An encouraging advocate for independent learning, Antonio provides support through Buehler Education.  He also advises home educating [...]

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Class Dismissed: Interview with Director (Classic UM Repost)

Class Dismissed: Interview with Director (Classic UM Repost)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Jeremy Stuart is the director of Class Dismissed, a new film about learning outside the classroom.  I am excited about this project and look forward to it’s release!   Attached, is my first interview with Jeremy nearly two years ago when the project began.   We then did [...]

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Bonus Interview: Steven David Horwich on Cheating Children

Bonus Interview: Steven David Horwich on Cheating Children

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Author, educator, former teacher , blogger and film-maker, Steven David Horwich joins Laurette Lynn to discuss his advocacy work in home education, his experience with schooling and his book, Poor Little Cheated Johnny. Laurette’s review of the book appears here. Mr. Horwich is also the founder [...]

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More Well Trained Mind: Follow up with Susan Wise Bauer

More Well Trained Mind: Follow up with Susan Wise Bauer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In December of 2011 UMRadio published an interview with Susan Wise Bauer. Shortly following its release, we received many interesting questions as well as several requests to invite Dr. Bauer on again for more!  This response clearly demanded a follow up and so now I am [...]

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Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations

Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Gene Odening joined me again to continue our discussion on an education based on the principles of the Trivium.  The Trivium has been incorporated into Gene’s experience from childhood.  He now shares his insights and  experience to help others grasp the concept of Trivium education.  Having [...]

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Ecological Intelligence: Freedom from “Kiddie Prison”

Ecological Intelligence: Freedom from “Kiddie Prison”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Rod Smith, creator of the Natural Philosopher and the Curriculum for Ecological Intelligence, joined me for this very unique, interesting and fun episode of UMRadio.   If you’ve heard any episodes from the Trivium series here on UMRadio, you know that I’ve talked with other guests about [...]

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More Trivium: Grammar

More Trivium: Grammar

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode, Gene Odening helps us discover and review the Grammar phase of learning as it relates to the concept of Trivium.  When we open our mind to the concept of learning organically, we see that human development, as it relates to learning and building [...]

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Is the trivium schooled out of us? – My Own Education Story

As I learn more about the trivium by listening to various podcasts, reading articles and suggestions of how to implement the practices, I have come to the realization that this is how I have always learned. It is was never taught to me though, so I have to wonder if this “process” is innately coded [...]

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The Well-Educated Mind ~ A Road Map to Learning Enlightenment – Offical UM Review

For years we have used and loved The Story of the World series and The Well-Trained Mind was one of the first books on classical education that I read, but it was Laurette’s interview with Susan Wise Bauer that led me to my library to reserve a copy of The Well-Educated Mind and I am [...]

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Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer

Conversation with Susan Wise Bauer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Sure to be archived as another one of my favorite interviews, I am pleased to present to you the enclosed discussion between myself and Author, Historian and just really great lady, Susan Wise Bauer!   We discussed Susan’s work, her home ed experience and more. I asked [...]

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