A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning

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Charlotte Mason Research & Supply Company, 1998 - Educational philosophy - 384 pages
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This is a thorough chapter-by-chapter overview of the inspiring teaching principles of Christian educator Charlotte Mason from the original Charlotte Mason authority, speaker, and columnist, Karen Andreola. With warmth and humor, Karen provides a wealth of insight, practical advice, and narratives, illustrating how educating "the Charlotte Mason way" actually works. In this book, you will discover how to recognize a "living book"; use narration; teach reading, spelling, composition, and vocabulary; appreciate great art, classical music, poetry, plays, and novels; keep a Nature Notebook for science; take part in hero-admiration for history, establish helpful habits; create a loving home atmosphere; and more.

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The backbone of Charlotte Mason

User Review  - Diane - Christianbook.com

I have read this book many times now, going back and highlighting and writing notes. There is so much information gathered into this book that you really need to take bite sized pieces in order to ... Read full review

Worthy to read!

User Review  - tutuchee - Christianbook.com

I am a young mother who is looking for ideas on how to raise my children and homeschooling. I am very pleased to encounter with this book and the whole idea of home education of Ms. Charlotte Mason ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Author of the perennial bestseller A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning, and pioneer of the Charlotte Mason educational movement in America.

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