Info

Scholé Sisters: Camaraderie for the Classical Homeschooling Mama

Our heart is for the mama who seeks to learn and grow while she’s helping her children learn and grow. Our show is a casual conversation about topics that matter to those of us in the trenches of classical homeschooling who yearn for something more than just checking boxes and getting it all done. In each episode, we cover our Scholé Everyday (places to go for inspiration and growth), and foster a topical discussion relying on principles we find in books by people like David Hicks, James Taylor, and Charlotte Mason. Come and join the Sisterhood of the Podcast!
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
Scholé Sisters: Camaraderie for the Classical Homeschooling Mama
2020
May
April
March
February


2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
May
April
March
February


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
May
April
March
February


2017
December
November
October
September
August
June
May
April
March
February


2016
December
November
October
September
August
May
April
March
February
January


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: August, 2019
Aug 30, 2019

It was something Wendi Capehart said at AmblesideOnline Camp during her talk that inspired this conversation. Mystie and Brandy are discussing why starting with heroes in a child's education is not white-washing, and why pointing out the darkness too young might backfire.

Wendi Capehart from the AmblesideOnline Advisory board is a very busy lady, so we were thrilled when she — rightly dubbed "the smartest woman on the internet" by Cindy Rollins — agreed to a phone call with us this summer.

Let us tell you a little about Wendi. Wendi and her husband Bill have been Christians since their teens. They married at 20 and have been married 37 years. They have seven terrific grown children, 4 stalwart sons-in-law, 14 unsurpassingly wonderful grandchildren, and have also helped raise their two perfectly delightful god-sons (as well as occasionally hosting Japanese exchange students and Ukrainian orphans). The Capeharts have lived all over, most recently in the Philippines for two years, where they served as missionaries with a Christian school in Davao City. In January they will be moving to Malaysia to the city of Kota Kinabalu where they will help establish a learning center, among other projects. Click here to look at their previous newsletters and subscribe to new ones.

Wendi blogs at Wendi Wanders. She has published an e-zine called Education for All. The latest issue contains most of the material from her talk on Imagination at AO Camp, including the material and sources that had to be cut. Click here for more information.

***

Click here to get the show notes for today's episode.

Click here to register for the retreat.

Click here for more information on leading a retreat.

Click here to join the Sistership.

Don't forget to find us on Facebook!

Click here to follow us on Instagram!

1