Episode 10 of the podcast, where we let you peak your head round one of the classroom doors, here at History At Our House!
This week it's something a little different: some Ancient Greek Philosophy! As part of our emphasis on giving a more integrated and rich history education, high school students in the program don't just learn that certain great thinkers existed - they hear what those people had to say for themselves too. One of the defining features of ancient Athens was the tension between the will of the people and the rule of law, between the mob and the individual. The founding fathers were all too aware of this, concretised in one epic moment: the trial of Socrates. Here's a sample of the students examining Socrates not-all-that-apologetic 'Apology'.