There are a number of ways that the Charlotte Mason method can help you teach children with learning disabilities/difficulties. I am going to highlight some of the main elements of a Charlotte Mason education and how they can help you teach children who need to learn in different ways. Living books: There are a number … Continue reading Charlotte Mason & Learning Disabilities
Don't you just love Pinterest? Part of my recent blogging absence probably has a little bit to do with my obsession with that site. It does, however, making pulling together resources a SNAP! On Monday we begin a 3 month journey into Ancient Rome. Here are the resources I plan to use, at a glance. … Continue reading Ancient Rome Resources
Here is the "real deal" about Charlotte Mason: it's not a "curriculum." Not even a little bit. So many times as homeschooling parents we get caught up in the idea of curriculum. We rush around asking each other the infamous question, "What are you using for_________?" As if finding the right program for spelling or … Continue reading Using Charlotte Mason – The “Real Deal”
Charlotte Mason's motto was: "Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life." Meaning "the atmosphere of environment, the discipline of habit, and the presentation of living ideas." She called these the three educational instruments. This week, we will cover the idea of Education is a Life. You can find this topic in Volume 6 - … Continue reading CM Monday – Education is a Life
I have not met anyone else who homeschools with the Charlotte Mason method (in person, anyway). Lots of homeschooling moms I meet have heard of Charlotte Mason, but don't really know what the method is about, or how to apply any of the principles of her philosophy to their own homeschools. I get a lot … Continue reading What are living books?
Ok. I am looking for an American History curriculum for Cole for the fall. We will be finishing our World history overview this year (A Child's History of the World - CHOW), and I want to move from the broad overview of our world's past to a more focused view of the US. Then I … Continue reading Recommendations & opinions wanted!
Here is a book I purchased specifically for Diva and her upcoming CM school year: For the Children's Hour. I first saw this book on amazon.com, but I hesitated in buying it initially as I wasn't sure I really needed it, or that it would be just what I was looking for. However, I did … Continue reading For the Children’s Hour