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Are you a leader or teacher in a homeschool community? Do you want to bring a classical liberal arts training experience to your area, co-op, or community? Jennifer’s teacher training is an immersion style experience in the classical liberal arts and humanities. Jennifer slowly leads you through literature, history, and rhetoric classes, discusses the experience, offers insights, tips, and principles for teaching, and provides examples, templates, and resources for bringing these classes to life in your homeschool or community. Email us to take the first step in crafting your custom workshop and training experience.
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Are you interested in having Jennifer Dow speak at your next event, conference, or retreat? Jennifer’s speaking style is smart, transparent,
If you would like to see Jennifer at an existing conference near you, reach out to the coordinators of that conference or convention and let them know you would like to hear Jennifer speak!
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
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Past Speaking Engagements
- 2019, August CiRCE Lecture Series. ‘Reclaiming Rhetoric as the Pursuit and Practice of Love’
- 2019, CiRCE National Conference: A Contemplation of Form, ‘Friendship: A Flexible Form for Teaching & Learning’
- 2019, CiRCE Regional Conference ‘A Sacred Journey: Teaching & Learning as the Journey of Friendship’
- 2019 Schole Groups Retreat: Silencing the Sirens, ‘Odysseus & the Sirens: Identifying & Overcoming That Which Keeps us from Home’
- 2018 St. Emmelia Orthodox Homeschool Conference-South, ‘Reading Relationally’, ‘Creating Thriving Classical Communities’ with Julie Dreher
- 2018 Paideia Fellowship Classical Teaching Conference, ‘Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric as the form of teaching in the Humanities’ and ‘Immersion Workshop: How to Teach the Humanities in Middle & High School’
- 2017 Paideia Fellowship Classical Teaching Conference, My Journey: On Becoming a Classical Teacher and How to Teach Rhetoric through Theater & Shakespeare: An Immersion Workshop
- 2017 Classical Education Simplified Conference, The Nightingale: A Tale of Truth, Goodness, & Beauty and The Stages of a Relationship through Reading
- 2016 Thrive! NCHE Conference, How to Teach Classically
- 2016 Homeschooling from Rest Mom’s Retreat in Seattle, The Story of Classical Education, Nature Study Immersion Workshop, and The Nightingale: A Tale of Truth Goodness, & Beauty
- 2015 HINTS Bookfair, How to Teach Classically: Socratic & Mimetic Teaching and The Five Elements of Classical Homeschooling
Jennifer Dow is a classical teacher, writer, speaker, and consultant. Jennifer has completed the CiRCE Apprenticeship program as a CiRCE certified Classical Teacher and has taught humanities, logic, rhetoric, and the fine arts since 2009 locally and online. Jennifer is the founder of the Paideia Fellowship and serves are the director of learning & development. In addition, Jennifer works with Classical Academic Press on the Schole Groups team and is the co-host of The Classical Homeschool Podcast. Jennifer’s published works can be seen here on the Paideia Fellowship blog, at the CiRCE Institute blog, Schole Groups Blog, and Afterthoughts. She has been featured on Your Morning Basket Podcast with Pam Barnhill and is currently writing her first book, a memoir on her journey of
In her personal life, Jennifer is an Orthodox Christian, homeschooling mother, artist, poet, and a spoken word, culinary, and music enthusiast. Her favorite works of literature are Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens and The Aeneid, by Virgil, her favorite poem is ‘Let the Light Enter’, by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, and her favorite quote is “A poem cannot be about everything.”, by Wendell Berry.
Jennifer believes that “Classical Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue by nourishing the soul on truth, goodness, and beauty by means of the seven liberal arts and the four sciences.” and she has devoted herself to researching, writing about, and teaching moms and teachers how to teach, study, and pursue the classical liberal arts in their homeschools, homeschool communities, and classrooms.