Mentors

We recognize the importance of furthering our own education and increasing our ability to mentor the scholars and juniors. We will be offering an adult class on Fridays after lunch and regular potlucks and colloquium during the 2021–2022 academic year.

The curriculum for the adult class is called Mentors of Influence during the fall 2021 semester. Here's an introductory video that conveys the type of community we are striving to create:

For the Spring 2022 semester, we will be doing a modified version of the Edison Project.

We also hold monthly colloquia for all parents. The books we will be discussing during the 2021–2022 academic year are:

The Well-Educated Heart by Marlene Petersen (audio on WEH.com and on the app)

The Element by Ken Robinson

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

How Children Learn by John Holt

Man’s Search for Meaning By Viktor Frankl

Magna Charta by James Daugherty

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Some of the books discussed in previous years were:

A Thomas Jefferson Education by Oliver DeMille

The Cedar Post by Jack Rose

The 5000 Year Leap by W. Cleon Skousen

Charlotte Mason Study Guide by Penny Gardner

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Nurtured by Love by Shinichi Suzuki

Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare