My Audio School provides children with excellent audio content on a variety of school subjects in a format that they can easily use all by themselves.
Classic books, old-time radio theater, historical radio and television broadcasts, and more make My Audio School a treasure trove for educators, parents and students alike.
Each book on My Audio School is broken down, chapter by chapter, allowing children to listen to their daily assignments in manageable chunks. Links are provided for those who prefer to read the book online, or for parents who want to burn a book to CD, subscribe in iTunes or download it to an Mp3 player.
“Captain of industry” was a term originally used during the Industrial Revolution describing a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune contributes positively to the country in some way. This may have been through increased productivity, expansion of markets, providing more jobs, or acts of philanthropy. (definition from Wikimedia)
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Summary: This book tells the story of the American war of Independence from the side of the British. The old flag mentioned in the title is the flag of England. This is a book for young readers, but – as a good book should be – everybody can enjoy it”. (Summary by Stav Nisser for Librivox)
The Norton Anthology of Poetry has provided a web companion with several poems read aloud. Here is their homepage where you can find several additional resources. Below are links to the poems on their site. Click on the links to go to their site, and then click on the speaker beside the text of each poem to hear it read aloud. You’ll need QuickTime for the audio player to work.
In order to listen to these free classes, you’ll need to register with Worldwide Classroom. After registering, you’ll be able to listen to all of these sessions on Mp3, as well as download written transcripts and study guides for each lecture.
Here is a course description and a list of the topics covered in this course.
Course Description (taken from the Worldwide Classroom site):
A study of Christianity from the Early Church to the dawn of the Reformation, with source material readings. This course places an emphasis on the application of church history to life and ministry and helps the student to understand the development of Christian thought and the formulation of doctrine as part of God’s overall pattern of history. This course is taught by David Calhoun.
Lesson 1: The Study of Church History
Lesson 2: The Growth of the Christian Church
Lesson 3: The Persecutions
Lesson 4: The Apologists
Lesson 5: Orthodoxy and Heresy
Lesson 6: Canon, Creed, and Bishops
Lesson 7: The Early Church Fathers
Lesson 8: The People of the Early Church
Lesson 9: The Church in the Fourth Century
Lesson 10: The Beginnings of Monasticism
Lesson 11: Donatism
Lesson 12: The Council of Nicea
Lesson 13: Cappadocians and Constantinople
Lesson 14: Ambrose, Jerome, and Chrysostom
Lesson 15: Augustine’s Confessions
Lesson 16: Augustine and the Pelagian Controversy
Lesson 17: Augustine’s Theology of History
Lesson 18: The Council of Chalcedon
Lesson 19: The Early Middle Ages
Lesson 20: Medieval Missions
Lesson 21: The Christianization of Great Britain
Lesson 22: Learning and Theology
Lesson 23: Eastern Orthodoxy
Lesson 24: The Late Middle Ages
Lesson 25: Medieval Monasticism
Lesson 26: Crusades or Missions?
Lesson 27: The Waldensians
Lesson 28: Scholastic Theology
Lesson 29: Thomas Aquinas
Lesson 30: The Sacramental System
Lesson 31: Church and State
Lesson 32: Wycliffe and Hus
Lesson 33: Reform in Italy
Lesson 34: Mysticism and the Modern Devotion
Lesson 35: The Waning of the Middle Ages
Appendix A: Catholic World Missions
Appendix B: The Spread of the Western Church
Appendix C: The Spread of the Eastern Church
Appendix D: The 100 Most Important Dates in Church History