Category: Charlotte Mason

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Artist Study

What is Artist Study? We cannot measure the influence that one or another artist has upon the child’s sense of beauty, upon his power of

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Composer Study

What is Composer Study? The question is not how much does the youth know? when he has finished his education, but how much does he

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Morning Basket

What is a Morning Basket? A morning in which a child receives no new ideas is a morning wasted. Charlotte Mason A morning basket is

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Object Lesson

A boy who is observing a beetle does not consciously apply his several senses to the beetle, but lets the beetle take the initiative, which

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Poet Study

What is Poet Study? Older children should practice reading aloud every day, and their readings should include a good deal of poetry, to accustom him

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Living Literature

What is Living Literature? Children must have books, living books; the best are not too good for them; anything less than the best is not

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What is Habit? The mother who takes pains to endow her children with good habits secures for herself smooth and easy days; while she who

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What is Recitation?  All children have it in them to recite; it is an imprisoned gift waiting to be delivered… even the most commonplace child

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What is Narration? Narrating is an art, like poetry-making or painting, because it is there, in every child’s mind, waiting to be discovered. Narrating is

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