In this blog post, Robert Bortins—CEO of Classical Conversations and homeschool dad—shares some helpful resources for homeschool dads.
Whether you’re the primary educator in your household or your wife’s supporter in teaching your child, we want to share two resources for homeschool dads to encourage you on your homeschooling journey.
Resources for Homeschool Dads
The following free resources will help homeschool dads understand classical education in particular and the tools of learning.
A Dad’s Guide to Classical Education
Several years ago, Robert wrote a brief guide aimed at equipping new homeschool dads with the basics of classical education and homeschooling.
While both these topics are broad and—at least in the case of classical education—typically shrouded in mystery, Robert addresses both in a way that’s digestible and easy to understand. Even if your wife is the primary educator in your household, it’s important to understand both classical education and homeschooling to be able to better support her as she teaches your child, especially when homeschooling becomes tough.
You can download this quick, 15-minute e-book for free from our bookstore.
Refining Rhetoric with Robert Bortins
Refining Rhetoric with Robert Bortins is a podcast that uses the fifteen classical tools of learning to guide conversations with thought leaders about critical topics related to faith, education, business, politics, and more. Robert also interviews a number of homeschool dads, grads, and experts, and these inspiring conversation will show you the far-extending benefits of homeschooling and how you can get involved not only in your own child’s education, but in the larger homeschool movement as a whole.
The Classical Conversations Blog
The Classical Conversations blog is another great place to learn more about homeschooling and classical education. If you’re looking to learn more about classical education, we’d recommend starting with the following posts:
- Classical, Christian Education: A Brief Overview
- What Is the Trivium? An Easy-to-Understand Analogy
- The 15 Tools of Learning in Classical Education
And if you’d like to hear from other dads on the subject of homeschooling, check out these posts:
Homeschool Dad: It’s a Tough Job, but Someone’s Gotta Do It
Homeschool dads bear a great responsibility. You wife looks to you for support. Your child looks to you as an example. Whatever your involvement is in your child’s education, you do have a part in this homeschooling journey, walking right alongside the rest of your family.
We hope these resources for homeschool dads encourage you to keep leading your family well!