Getting Schooled w/ Abby Hornacek Episodes (25)
Who Was Billie Holiday?
This week, the author of 'With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day', Julia Blackburn joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the iconic Billie Holiday.
A Black History Month Encore, Who Was Rep. John Lewis?
This week, Abby revisits a lesson with author of the graphic memoir series 'March' Andrew Aydin to discuss the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis.
Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?
This week, author of the NY Times Best-selling series 'Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?' Sherri Smith joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the heroic and valiant Tuskegee Airmen.
What Is The Doomsday Clock?
Astrophysicist Robert Rosner joins Abby in the classroom to explain the Doomsday Clock. Robert reflects on the origins of the Doomsday Clock and how the time is reevaluated at the beginning of every year by members of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.
What Is The Role Of The Speaker Of The House?
This week, Fox News Senior Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the role of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
What Is An Influencer?
This week, the CEO of 'The Outloud Group' Brad Hoos joins Abby in the classroom to help explain the role of Influencers. Plus, Brad reveals why he believes influencers have been able to gain and sustain the trust of their audience.
Who Was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
This week, author Dr. Randal Maurice Jelks, joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the incomparable Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plus, he reveals how MLK's strong Christian faith was the catalyst for his trailblazing role in the Civil Rights Movement.
What Is Dry January?
This week, life coach and recovery mentor Adam Jablin joins Abby in the classroom to help explain Dry January.
Who Are The Hatfields And McCoys?
Abby is joined by Hatfield family descendent Amber Bishop and McCoy family descendent Courtney McCoy-DeProspero for a lesson about the historic feud between the two families.
What Was The College Admissions Scandal?
Abby is joined by Wall Street Journal higher education columnist Melissa Korn for a lesson on the 'Operation Varsity Blues' scandal. Melissa explains the conspiracy that allowed wealthy parents to pay for their children to be accepted into elite schools.
A Getting Schooled Review Session, What Is Mindfulness?
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Abby revisits a lesson with one of the founders of Power Yoga Bryan Kest on 'Mindfulness.' Bryan helps define mindfulness, the development of muscle focus, and the benefits of meditation.
Who Was Yogi Berra?
Sports journalist Lindsay Berra joins Abby for a lesson about the life and legacy of the iconic Yankees player. Lindsay shares memories of growing up with her Grandpa Yogi and discusses details about his service in the Navy during WWII.
What Is A Coronation?
Co-host of TMZ's Spilling The Royal Tea Podcast Sean Mandell joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson about the purpose of a coronation. Sean explains what viewers can expect from King Charles III’s crowning.
What Is The Debt Limit?
This week's lesson is on the economy! Director of Economic Policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center Shai Akabas joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the debt limit. Later, he discusses the politics behind the economic health of the country.
What Is Genetic Genealogy?
Genetic genealogist CeCe Moore joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on genetic genealogy. CeCe dissects how autosomal DNA has been used to aid criminal investigations, citing the November 2022 Idaho murders investigation.
A Getting Schooled Review Lesson, What Is Artificial Intelligence?
Abby looks back at a conversation with the Senior Fellow of Center Tech Innovation Darrell West to help explain Artificial Intelligence. Darrell examines the origins of Artificial Intelligence, as well as the pros and cons of this technology.
What Is The One-China Policy?
Why do the United States and China care so much about Taiwan? Former faculty fellow in National Security at the United States Department of Defense Dr. Michael Beckley answers this as he joins Abby for a lesson on the One-China policy.
What Is Impostor Syndrome?
This week, co-founder of the Impostor Syndrome Institute Dr. Valerie Young joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on Impostor Syndrome. Dr. Valerie provides insight on how to identify if you're experiencing symptoms of Impostor Syndrome.
What Are The Love Stories of The Bible?
FOX's Shannon Bream joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the love stories of the Bible. Plus, Shannon provides insight from her theological studying of the Bible on what these biblical stories teach us about God’s influence over our relationships.
Who Were The Women Of The Civil War?
This week, FOX's Gerri Willis joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on women of the Civil War. Gerri shares the inspiring stories of several women who were undercover soldiers, spies, and military recruiters during the Civil War.
How Do Banks Fail?
Senior Writer for The Wall Street Journal Jon Hilsenrath joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on how banks fail.
What Is The Role Of The Supreme Court?
This week, President of the National Constitution Center Jeff Rosen joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on the Supreme Court. Jeff explains why and when SCOTUS was established and the roles of Chief Justice and Associate Justice.
A Women's History Month Encore. Who Are The Women of the Bible?
This week, Abby revisits a lesson with the anchor of FOX News Sunday Shannon Bream to discuss Shannon's book 'The Women Of The Bible Speak' and what we can learn from the courageous and faith-filled stories of the women in the bible.
What Is Social Security?
This week, Chief Executive Officer of the National Academy of Social Insurance Bill Arnone joins Abby in the classroom for a lesson on social security. Bill discusses why social security was established and who is eligible to receive the benefits.
What Is The Department Of Justice?
This week, Fordham Law School professor Jed Shugerman joins Abby in the classroom to explain the role of the Department of Justice. Jed shares why the DOJ was established and the role it plays within the United States government.