What is Timeline of Classics?

What happens when you spend the majority of three decades in a classroom? You end up with priceless memories of students, a head filled with useful teaching methods, and countless bulging book cases.

I’d like to share a little of that resourcefulness with you!

The purpose of my website is to help classical educators and teaching parents learn to: enjoy literature, connect with history, and think deeply about the good and great books.

Books are meant to be enjoyed.

Wouldn’t you like to create lasting memories around books?

Book choices are endless.

Wouldn’t you like to spend more time reading and less time searching for the all-time great books?

 Classics are too hard to read and comprehend…or are they?

The history of the world is told through books.

Wouldn’t you like to learn/teach history using classic literature?

Even those of us without a formal literary education can read, enjoy, and teach the good and great books.

So, if you’re a book junkie like me, you’ve come to the right place!

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TLC 010 : On Learning with Stories from History & Literature with Jim Weiss – Part 3 of 3
TLC 010 : On Learning with Stories from History & Literature with Jim Weiss – Part 3 of 3
October 18, 2018
Most people think that stories are only for children. Or worse, that classic literature is only for high school lit class or college English majors. In this episode, I introduce an awar...
TLC 009 : On Learning with Stories from History and Literature with Jim Weiss – Part 2 of 3
TLC 009 : On Learning with Stories from History and Literature with Jim Weiss – Part 2 of 3
September 15, 2018
Most people think that stories are only for children. Or worse, that classic literature is only for high school lit class or college English majors. In this episode, I introduce an awar...
TLC 008 : On Learning with Stories from History and Literature with Jim Weiss – Part 1 of 3
TLC 008 : On Learning with Stories from History and Literature with Jim Weiss – Part 1 of 3
September 3, 2018
Most people think that stories are only for children. Or worse, that classic literature is only for high school lit class or college English majors. In this episode, I introduce an award-...
TLC 007: How to Cultivate Moral Imagination with Andrew Pudewa – Part 2 of 2
TLC 007: How to Cultivate Moral Imagination with Andrew Pudewa – Part 2 of 2
August 15, 2018
  This is part two of my interview with Andrew Pudewa! We'll consider how children's stories and fairy tales can teach virtue and truth. Highlights from this episode: truths ...
TLC 006: How to Cultivate Moral Imagination with Andrew Pudewa – Part 1 of 2
TLC 006: How to Cultivate Moral Imagination with Andrew Pudewa – Part 1 of 2
August 7, 2018
  I had never heard of cultivating moral imagination until I sat through a live presentation by today's guest. Thankfully, this essential life-giving trait is simple to accomplish ...
TLC 005: FAQ – How Do I Get My Kids to Read?
TLC 005: FAQ – How Do I Get My Kids to Read?
May 2, 2018
Why is it that getting kids to read can be a little bit like pulling teeth? That was certainly the case for me when I was young. As I think back, this could have been so easily avoide...

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