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On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Alexandra Hudson, curator of Civic Renaissance. She discusses her early education, which consisted of homeschool, public school and charter school. She also shares her experience working in the US Department of Education and the disillusionment it caused. She states that although she was excited to m…
 
Description: Laura Xiao is joining Lee on the show today to chat about her journey to becoming the Founder and CEO of Henné Organics, a luxury beauty brand that combines highly effective, clean, organic formulas with nordic design so you can experience healthy radiant skin without sacrificing aesthetics or high-quality standards. Laura shares her s…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Jonathan J. Sanford, President of the University of Dallas. President Sanford discusses characteristics that make UD special, such as its vibrant student life culture and its core curriculum. He explains that at UD students are taught to think and write well by engaging in conversation with others. P…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy and Rachel are joined by Mr. Kris Bex, President of The Remnant Trust. The Remnant Trust is an public educational foundation that shares an actively growing collection of manuscripts, first edition and early works dealing with the topics of individual liberty and human dignity with some pieces dating as early as …
 
On this episode of Anchored, Tracy is joined by Dan Scoggin, Co-Founder of Great Hearts Academies. Dr. Scoggin discusses founding Great Hearts, its mission, and its foundation of teaching students ordered joy. He also discusses the six loves of Great Heart Academies, the core values that drive the entire organization. Dr. Scoggin states that a clas…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: (3:00) What it was like growing up in San Antonio, Texas, having a curious mind, and aspirations to become a vet (6:20) How he got super into stocks at a young age and learned how to take risks (9:30) How he got into competitive horse riding and even switched schooling methods, ended up becoming Valedictorian of h…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Adam Mangana, Executive Director of Optima Domi and co-founder of Optima Classical Academy (OCA), the world’s first-ever virtual reality charter school. Mangana discusses his reasoning behind launching a school that is virtual, stating that many students do not have access to classical education thro…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Pat Wesolowski, a homeschool specialist at Bryan College. Mrs. Wesolowski discusses her experience of homeschooling her children at a time when homeschooling was illegal, and the positive impact it had on them. She also shares advice for new homeschooling parents, and things she wishes she had done d…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Tracy is joined by Inga Cotton, Founder and Executive Director of San Antonio Charter Moms, a nonprofit organization that helps parents learn about different kinds of schools. Inga discusses the motivation behind founding the organization, and the importance of parents being able to choose the school that best fits thei…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: (2:30) What it was like growing up in Portland, Oregon with two younger siblings and having family in aviation (8:30) How she followed the dream of being a matchmaker to cold calling for internships, and the go-to questions she asks to match someone (14:30) How she landed her dream job and became a matchmaker at T…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Soren is joined by Albert Cheng, Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Reform in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Cheng discusses his work and interest in assessing school choice policy, and its impact on character and virtue formation. Eventually, he also b…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Ron Jung, Headmaster at Providence Academy. He discusses the contrast in public school education between when he was a child and now, and how the removal of God and truth from education compelled him to homeschool his children. He states that every parent must ask themselves what their obligation is …
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Roosevelt Montás, Author of Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation. Roosevelt discusses immigrating to the United States, studying at public schools, and attending Columbia University. He states that although he was academically driven and succ…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: (3:40) Her life growing up in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and what it was like working at the Hershey Chocolate Factory (11:30) How connecting the dots from things she's interested in, to things she has to do but lacks interest in has helped her in her CEO journey (12:20) What her time working at J.Crew was like, and w…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Ignat Solzhenitsyn, a critically acclaimed conductor and son of Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Ignat discusses his father's life in the Russian gulag system, how it inspired his father to write The Gulag Archipelago, and the role poetry played in his father's survival. He critiques the Americ…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, a parent at the Saint Constantine School in Houston. Morénike explains the definition of the word "woke" in the black community, and how it has been misconstrued in mainstream politics as a consequence of creating labels to define political opinions. She discusses the polarizati…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Soren is joined by Dr. David Withun, the founding Head of School at Jacksonville Classical Academy and a W.E.B DuBois scholar. He discusses his journey to discovering the Classics, studying W.E.B DuBois, and becoming head of school. Dr. Withun states that it was his desire to help every student have access to a quality …
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: What it was like growing up in Northern Virginia, choosing to be a vegetarian at eight years old, and having the urge to move away as soon as she graduated How she always had a passion for making the world a better place How her time backpacking for a year has taught her a lot and how she uses that information for…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Dr. Dan Peterson, Head of School at Regents School of Austin. Dr. Peterson explains that his mission is to not just prepare students to receive higher education, rather it is to prepare them for life. He also discusses the fracturing of what education was really designed for, the importance of a test…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Alex Petkas, Princeton graduate and host of the podcast Cost of Glory. He discusses his journey to discovering Christianity and the Classics, ultimately studying at Princeton University and receiving his PhD. Alex states that he noticed a split between the Classics and the Christian tradition in rela…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Soren is joined by Matthew Ryan, Host of #CanonChat: a Twitter-based book club for lovers of great literature. He shares his journey to becoming a Catholic school teacher, and explains the difference in teaching at a public school vs. a Catholic school. He also discusses movements that want to cancel the Classics, the u…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: His story of growing up in Miami and having to move to Boca Raton after Hurricane Andrew destroyed his childhood home when he was just 12 years old The decision to study Spanish and attend a liberal arts college How three of his buddies from Duke decided to start a college incubator, creating a place for hopeful e…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Martin Cothran, Author of Memoria Press' Traditional Logic, Material Logic, and Classical Rhetoric programs. Martin discusses the education reforms that took place at the turn of the 20th century, and how they shifted emphasis from moral formation to vocation and progressive impulse. He also talks ab…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Dr. C. Bradley Thomson, Professor in the Department of Political Science and Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. He discusses his views on education reform, stating that he does not believe that Public Schools can be reformed and that they must be abolished comple…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Arooba is joined by Allie Beth Stuckey, host of the podcast Relatable. Allie shares her journey to becoming a podcast host, a published author, and an important voice in the Christian conservative world. She explains the difference between being a Republican and a Christian conservative, citing the main difference as th…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: What it was like growing up with immigrant parents chasing the American dream, and moving to America to become founders themselves How he was given the nickname AP Cai in high school, for taking the most AP classes, although he wasn't thrilled with school His early signs of being an entrepreneur in high school, by…
 
In this Journey Through the Author Bank seminar, we're joined by Sheikh Hamza Yusuf, President of Zaytuna College and one of the most influential Muslim scholars in the world. He is a proponent of classical learning in Islam and has promoted Islamic sciences and classical teaching methodologies throughout the world. Sheikh Yusuf delves into the lif…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by President Demleitner, the 25th president of St. John's College in Annapolis. She discusses her journey to becoming President, the beauty of St. John's college, and the establishment of the Great Books program. She explains how St. John's has been able to attract students across the political spectrum…
 
This episode originally aired on Software Engineering Radio. A few topics covered Building on top of open source Forking their GoTrue dependency Relying on Postgres features like row level security Adding realtime support based on Postgres's write ahead log Generating an API layer based on the database schema with PostgREST Creating separate EC2 in…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy and Tracy are joined by Dr. Murray Bessette, Vice President of Education at Common Sense Society. He discusses growing up in Canada, and the current political climate of the country. He also shares his journey of leaving academia due to his moral objection to the financial exploitation of very vulnerable students…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: Her journey growing up in Los Angeles, with a passion for food, and her experience having an entrepreneurial parent How her French grandma is the inspiration behind French Squirrel, and the story behind how her mom bought the domain name for frenchsquirrel.com when she was 11 years old Her time working at Pressed …
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy and Tracy are joined by Pete Hegseth and David Goodwin, authors of the book Battle for the American Mind: Uprooting a Century of Miseducation. They discuss the origins of classical education, how Christianity transformed the paideia of the west, and the coordinated takeover of education by progressives. They expl…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Robert Bortins, CEO of Classical Conversations. Robert shares the story of how Classical Conversation began and developed into serving over 45,000 families now enrolled in its programs spread over 50 countries globally. Robert also discusses his views on the state of mainstream education, the importa…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Amber O'Neal Johnston: an author, speaker, mom of 4, and a home educator. Amber shares her experience attending public school, how she encountered homeschooling, and why she chose to teach her children using Charlotte Mason's method of education. She states that reading about homeschooling felt like …
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: His love for personality tests, specifically the Hogan Test His experience starting an X-Men Club in third grade, and shortly after having it shut down by the principal What it was like dropping out of college, and how he just knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, as well as the advice he has for those thinking of…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Tom Sherf, Vice President of Enrollment at Cairn University. Tom discusses his early education, his love for surfing, and his experience attending seminary. He also discusses Cairn university's curriculum and its dual enrollment program. Tom explains what dual enrollment is, and why it's more benefic…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Dr. Heath A. Thomas, 16th President of Oklahoma Baptist University. President Thomas states that OBU's mission is to equip the whole student by teaching them to live all of life, all for Jesus. He explains that knowledge is not just a commodity, but a tool to develop people who have the right kinds o…
 
In This Episode You’ll Hear About: What it was like growing up in a large family, moving from Uganda to Vancouver at just two years old, and getting to experience a vast array of cultures in her neighborhood How she was given the opportunity to get into acting while growing up, and how over time she realized she was in love with the business side o…
 
On this episode of Anchored, Katie is joined by Dr. Joseph Clair, the Executive Dean of the Cultural Enterprise at George Fox University. Dr. Clair discusses how he discovered the deep connection between the Christian faith and a liberal arts college, which stitched his love for learning with his love for God. He also explains Augustine's vision, s…
 
Join Dr. Mac Sandlin for his lecture on J.R.R in Week 2 of CLT's Journey Through the Author Bank seminar series. Guided by renowned professors from colleges and universities, the series will investigate the men and women who have shaped our intellectual heritage and explore a new thinker each week from CLT's Author Bank. Dr. Mac Sandlin is an assis…
 
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