Category Archives: Charlotte Mason

Bible Study Through Story Telling

Building Sound Theology Through Good Story Telling, by Jessica Alexander Excerpt (her article is on page 19) “Simply the Story is a simple and creative method used to equip low literacy learners to join multiple literacy spectrums. The technique can reach into all age groups, among all social groups regardless of the ethnicity or economic status […]

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Don’t Dumb Down Shakespeare

I’m sharing a link to and excerpt from an article I found interesting, amusing, thought-provoking, and intelligent. I was going to preface this excerpt by acknowledging that it’s a bit old, but still relevant. Then I caught myself with some horror- ‘old.’ Old? It’s 11 years old. If we were putting this on a timeline […]

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Formal Education (and Screens) Too Early Causes Later Delays

“Children are not coming into school with the hand strength and dexterity they had 10 years ago,” paediatric occupational therapist Sally Payne from the Heart of England foundation NHS Trust told The Guardian. More here Early Academics is not doing the kids any favors: “Early academic training somewhat increases children’s immediate scores on the specific […]

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Is a CM Education for All? Principles, part II of III

Part 1 is here. My premise is that yes, certainly a Charlotte Mason education is for pretty much everybody. When it isn’t, it’s because of two reasons: 1. somebody has misunderstood what a CM education is, or 2. Something is clinically wrong. Our Cherub, for instance, cannot really participate in much beyond the 9th principle- […]

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Miss Mason and Logic

“Canst thou deny it? Did not goodwife Keech, the butcher’s wife, come in then, and call me Gossip Quickly? — coming in to borrow a mess of vinegar; telling me she had a good dish of prawns– whereby thou didst desire to eat some — whereby I told thee they were ill for a green […]

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