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? Use every chance you get of hearing music (I do not mean only tunes, though these are very nice), and ask

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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

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Charlotte Mason Exams

Four Square is a Charlotte Mason-inspired homeschool community designed to enrich home education and encourage students to learn, explore, create and worship together.

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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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Habit

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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Recitation

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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