Category Archives: Charlotte Mason

For CM Geeks and Wonks- from In Memoriam

“Miss Mason stood, firm as a rock in the Utilitarian age, for the essentials of a Humanist education. She grew up in an atmosphere of materialism in education; that this is no longer dominant is due largely to her efforts. The fact that she had to fight for her humanist ideal braced her and called […]

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Nature Study and the Scientific Method

  ETON NATURE-STUDY AND OBSERVATIONAL LESSONS Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Handicraft: Charming plant labels for your garden

From A hundred things a girl can make, by Bonnie E. Snow, Hugo B. Froehlich published by J.B. Lippincott company, 1922: It is a mistake to suppose that girls are debarred from the pleasure of making anything of wood, simply because they are girls. Some girls, as well as some boys, have a decided inclination […]

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Rousseau and Charlotte Mason

Who was Rousseau, and why do we care? Charlotte Mason quotes him from time to time, and as I was recently discussing Rousseau and CM with some friends in real life, I wanted to review what I’ve written about him here and there. Partially this was a refresher for myself, a sort of “Oh, yeah, that’s what I think…” […]

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CM on children and books

Click to enlarge, print, and frame if you like. (illustration originally found in Latchkey for My Bookhouse, 1922 edition) Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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