History… Connected: The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America w/ Charlotte Iserbyt

Posted on November 18, 2013 by TriviumEducation 3 Comments

History… Connected: The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America w/ Charlotte Iserbyt Published on Nov 18, 2013 Tonight, on History… So It Doesn’t Repeat: we discuss the past, present, and future of public schooling, with Charlotte Iserbyt, former Sr. Policy Advisor for the U.S. Department of Education. We’ll discover the root cause of the Deliberate Dumbing […]

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School Sucks 245: The Trivium (Part Three) – Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric – with Gene Odening

Posted on November 7, 2013 by TriviumEducation 1 Comment

This is part three of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. From School Sucks Podcast: http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/ Covered today: Grammar Review (4:50-16:20) -parts of speech -the Golf analogy of wisdom Logic Review(16:20-29:35) -the term dialectic -induction and deduction -the syllogism Rhetoric Introduction (29:35-38:30) -compassionate […]

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School Sucks 244: The Trivium (Part Two) – Grammar and Logic – with Gene Odening

Posted on October 30, 2013 by TriviumEducation No Comments

This is part two of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. From School Sucks Podcast: http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/ Covered today: -GRAMMAR REVIEW: The effect of grammar is to produce primary, or first-order, knowledge of a subject (19:00) -The utility of mythology and the subjective thought […]

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School Sucks 242: The Trivium (Part One) – Introduction and Grammar – with Gene Odening

Posted on October 20, 2013 by TriviumEducation 3 Comments

This is part one of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes. From School Sucks Podcast: http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/ Covered today: -The Classical Trivium vs the Trivium Method -What is General Grammar? -The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers -Examples of how Gneral Grammar is […]

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The Trivium Method vs. The Classical Trivium: A Briefing by Kevin Cole / History… So It Doesn’t Repeat (Interview)

Posted on March 3, 2013 by TriviumEducation 36 Comments

  Notes, Links, & References for “The Trivium Method vs. The Classical Trivium” (recorded February 17, 2013) 1m “The Great Chain of Being and the Organic Unity of the Polis” by Kevin Cole (Winter 2013) 2m “The Trivium Method” by Jan Irvin and Gene Odening @ Gnostic Media dot com 3m “The Trivium Method of […]

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Unplugged Mom – “Intellectual Nutrition: Continuing Trivium Conversations” – with Gene Odening

Posted on June 25, 2012 by TriviumEducation 1 Comment

http://www.unpluggedmom.com/featured/intellectual-nutrtion-continuing-trivium-conversations/ Unplugged Mom continues her series with Gene Odening: Gene Odening joined me again to continue our discussion on an education based on the principles of the Trivium. The Trivium has been incorporated into Gene’s experience from childhood. He now shares his insights and experience to help others grasp the concept of Trivium education. Having […]

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Two Beers with Steve – “Gene Odening on the Trivium”

Posted on May 22, 2012 by TriviumEducation 1 Comment

Episode 116 – Gene Odening on the Trivium http://twobeerswithsteve.libsyn.com/ Why is it that I’ve focused the last two podcasts on the Trivium (and soon to be three podcasts)? The reason is that I think it is vitally important to understand this ancient form of understanding so that we may better interpret the world around us. […]

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Unplugged Mom – “More Trivium: Logic” – with Gene Odening

Posted on February 20, 2012 by TriviumEducation 2 Comments

Feb. 20, 2012. Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02:55 — 70.3MB) | Embed

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Gnostic Media – “Gene Odening interview, pt. 4 – “Beyond the Trivium” – #133″

Posted on January 24, 2012 by TriviumEducation 1 Comment

This episode is an interview with Gene Odening, pt. 4 titled “Beyond the Trivium” and is being released on Sunday, January 08, 2012. My interview with Gene was recorded on Saturday, January 07, 2012. Happy New Year, everyone, we’ve made it to 2012, and Terence McKenna’s end of the world is soon upon us, or […]

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Mark Passio interviews Jan Irvin on the Trivium – with Bob Tuskin.

Posted on January 23, 2012 by TriviumEducation 3 Comments

What on Earth is Happening, episode #087. Date: 2011-12-04 Guests: Jan Irvin (GnosticMedia.com & TriviumEducation.com) and Bob Tuskin (BobTuskin.com) Topics: Trivium, Quadrivium, Logical Fallacies, Truth, Education, Wisdom, Solutions http://whatonearthishappening.com/ Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:31:39 — 52.4MB) | Embed

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Unplugged Mom – “More Trivium: Grammar” – with Gene Odening

Posted on January 9, 2012 by TriviumEducation 4 Comments

In this episode, Gene Odening helps us discover and review the Grammar phase of learning as it relates to the concept of Trivium. When we open our mind to the concept of learning organically, we see that human development, as it relates to learning and building relationships with our world and each other, occurs in […]

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Unplugged Mom – “More Trivium: An Introduction” – with Gene Odening

Posted on December 14, 2011 by TriviumEducation 10 Comments

Welcome to your intellectual pilgrimage folks. I’m honored to have had the pleasure of interviewing long time Trivium student, philosopher and advocate, Gene Odening, for a multi-part, exclusive Unplugged Mom Radio presentation on the Trivium. Here you will find my brief explanation of the series immediately followed by The Introduction to the series. Please listen […]

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How To Read A Book (An Intro to Liberal Learning) v1.2 by Jarett Sanchez

Posted on August 31, 2011 by TriviumEducation 12 Comments

August 28, 2011 05:09 PM PDT ***First Year Teacher Edition*** In this, the second of a two part series, we cover the Trivium Skills: Reading For Understanding Taking Notes Coming To Terms The Paraphrase Finding The Argument Mental Concentration Memory Playing clips from Mortimer Adler’s dvd version of How To Read A Book, as well […]

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How To Read A Book (An Intro to Liberal Learning) v1.1 by Jarett Sanchez

Posted on August 26, 2011 by TriviumEducation 29 Comments

First Year Teacher Edition Here is the first of two parts of my presentation on “liberal learning” or what has more recently come to be known as “the lost tools of learning” or, the Trivium Method. The first three of the seven liberal arts, the Trivium, focus on the use of language and thought- the […]

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Unplugged Mom interviews Jan Irvin and Jarett Sanchez

Posted on August 22, 2011 by TriviumEducation 4 Comments

The Trivium: The Concept and the Practical Application By Laurette Lynn on Aug 22, 2011 Unplugged Mom Podcast brings you an exploration and introduction to the Trivium Maybe you’ve heard the term “Teaching with the Trivium” or something similar but you’re just not quite sure what it means, where to start looking for answers or […]

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Red Ice Creations interviews Jan Irvin

Posted on August 19, 2011 by TriviumEducation 12 Comments

RedIceCreations.com This episode is now available by Italian Transcript: www.triviumeducation.com/texts/RIC-JanIrvin-TriviumEducation-Italian.pdf Jan Irvin runs gnosticmedia.com. Jan is with us to discuss a new aspect of his work and research called “The Trivium”. Grammar, logic, and rhetoric are “the three ways” or “the three roads” that together with arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy, called “The Quadrivium”, forms […]

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Dr. Jason Martineau interview – “The Spiritual Dimensions of Music” – #109

Posted on March 28, 2011 by TriviumEducation No Comments

This episode is an interview with Dr. Jason Martineau “The Spiritual Dimensions of Music” and is being released on Monday, March 28, 2011. My interview with Jason was recorded on March 24, 2011. Jason Martineau is an award-winning composer, pianist, arranger, and instructor, and has been active in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995. […]

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Dr. Scott Olsen interview – “The Golden Ratio” – #108

Posted on March 21, 2011 by TriviumEducation 1 Comment

This episode is an interview with Dr. Scott Olsen titled “The Golden Ratio” and is being released on Monday, March 21, 2011. My interview with Scott was recorded on March 19, 2011. SCOTT A. OLSEN, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy & Religion at the College of Central Florida, Scott first received international acclaim by successfully decoding […]

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John Martineau interview – “Quadrivium – Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology” – #103

Posted on February 7, 2011 by TriviumEducation 1 Comment

This episode is an interview with John Martineau titled “Quadrivium – Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology” and is being released on Monday, February 07, 2011. My interview with John was recorded on February 07, 2011. Today we’ll be revisiting the Quadrivium, but this time with John Moniteau from Wooden Books, publisher of, amongst many books, […]

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Dr. Michael Labossiere interview, pt. 2 – “General Grammar – Subject and Predicate″ – #063

Posted on January 31, 2010 by TriviumEducation No Comments

This show is being released on Monday, January 31, 2010. My interview with Michael Labossiere was recorded on January 29, 2010. Today we continue our series with Dr. Michael Labossiere on general grammar and the subject and the predicate. Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:17:58 — 39.3MB) | Embed

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Dr. Michael Labossiere interview, pt. 1 – “Logical Fallacies: The Critical Thinking Meme″ – #062 (+ video)

Posted on January 25, 2010 by TriviumEducation No Comments

What would happen if everyone in society received an immunization against all of today’s media and political propaganda? Is there a simple, logical process to arm ourselves against such attempts at mind manipulation and control? What if you had the ability to quickly and easily break down words and sentences to identify lies and untruths […]

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Peace Revolution 002: The Million Dollar Education

Posted on January 21, 2010 by TriviumEducation No Comments

REFERENCES: Gorgias by Plato 386 B.C.E. The Republic by Plato 380 B.C.E. Phaedrus by Plato 370 B.C.E. The Art of Rhetoric by Aristotle 322 B.C.E. The Metalogicon: A 12th Century Defense of the Trivium by John of Salisbury 1159 C.E. Utopia by Sir Thomas More 1516 The Last Will and Testament of Cecil J. Rhodes […]

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Peace Revolution 001: The Great Conversation

Posted on December 17, 2009 by TriviumEducation 3 Comments

Peace Revolution the official Podcast of Tragedy and Hope: episode 001: The Great Conversation Featuring: Jan Irvin of GnosticMedia.com, Paul Verge of DivergentFilms.com, and Richard Grove and Lisa Arbercheski of TragedyandHope.com The Peace Revolution Podcast is a Public Service of Tragedy and Hope Magazine (http://www.TragedyandHope.com ) http://peacerevolution.podomatic.com/ Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:49:06 — 48.1MB) | Embed

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Gene Odening interview, Part 2 – “The QUADRIVIUM” – #050 (+ video)

Posted on November 1, 2009 by TriviumEducation No Comments

In tonight’s show we continue our discussion on the Trivium and discuss the Quadrivium with Gene Odening. Here we continue to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7 liberal arts, and many other facets of human cognizance. Or play / download the audio only: Podcast: Download (Duration: […]

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(START HERE) Gene Odening interview, Part 1 – “The TRIVIUM Method” – #049 (+ video)

Posted on October 25, 2009 by TriviumEducation 6 Comments

Gnostic Media’s 1 Year anniversary show! Tonight’s show is an important one. Without it, it’s hard to build on the information presented in the other shows. Here we begin to learn about learning, logic, critical thinking, Hegelian dialectics, Plato, the Trivium, the Quadrivium, the 7 liberal arts, and many other facets of human cognizance. My […]

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