Conservapedia:Andy Schlafly on Eagle Forum Live/segment 15

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Caller via announcer: Gary.

Transcription: Phyllis in normal text. Andy in bold text. Announcer in italics.

And Andy Schlafly, Gary in Seattle wants to know what was the most intimidating or difficult part of teaching your first subject.

You mean reading?


Er... w-well... ah...

Ah, that was for Andy.

Oh, that's for Andy?

Yeah yeah yeah yeah.

Okay... Andy?

I would say that the first subject I taught was the US Constitution, and it was a little challenging at first to get into the style of teaching and I learned a great deal from it and that's one thing that's worth keeping in mind is that the teacher benefits too. And there may be some teachers out there in the audience who would benefit from teaching and offering courses in their home-school community. It's been said that if you really want to learn the material to something, teach it. And there is tremendous value in writing and teaching that is beneficial to the person who's doing the writing and if you go onto Conservapedia, you can teach to a big audience there; you can write entries there that have many viewers and you can derive benefit yourself by learning and teaching the material to others.

And what are your courses, Andy?

I focus on five courses now: American History, World History, Writing, Economics and American Government. Those are the five core courses that I cycle through, which I think are the most important courses for teenagers and I think that by focussing those five courses, we prepare our students well for their college years, and beyond. [1]


  1. Provided they don't want to study less important subjects like mathematics, accounting, or science, for example.