About This Show
The Ask Andrew Podcast features weekly reflections on the purpose and nature of classical education from Andrew Kern, author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping American, and President of the CiRCE Institute.
Each week Andrew will tackle a key idea, term, or theme in classical education, briefly defining it and explaining its purpose and place within classical pedagogy.Read more »
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On the Importance of "Adequacy" in teaching
Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern (President of the CiRCE Institute and co-author of the book, Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America) contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew talks some more about the idea of "adequacy" - sometimes described as sufficiency - in education. In particular he contemplates the idea that a tool must be sufficient for it's purpose and what that means for our teaching.Read more »