|The Case for Poetry: An Interview with Kathy Weitz||Vol. 102, Prg. 31–35|
February 14–18, 2011
Did you know that many of the Founding Fathers were familiar with the poetry classics? On this week’s edition of Home School Heartbeat, HSLDA President Mike Smith speaks with Kathy Weitz about cultivating a love for the good, the true, and the beautiful through the study of poetry.
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Kathy Weitz is part of the Classical Writing team, which has authored a writing curriculum for beginners through high school. Kathy is also the owner and tutor for Classical Writing Tutorials, an online service providing writing instruction to middle and high school students. A lifelong Virginian, Kathy and her husband Rick and are the parents of six children, ranging in age from 21 down to 9. She has educated her children at home since 1994, has graduated her oldest two sons, and is still teaching the other four at home.
Kathy holds a B.S. in Home Economics from Virginia Tech, and stays busy pursuing a classical education for herself as well as her children. She has developed a passion for Latin and the classics.
Feeling inspired to inculcate a love of poetry in your kids? Learn more in Kathy’s webinar, where she shares practical suggestions and useful information that will help you introduce poetry into your homeschool curriculum. To watch Kathy’s webinar with HSLDA’s @home e-vents today, click the link above.
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