Margaret Coombs shares with us a collection of quotes from various people who knew and met Charlotte Mason. It provides a wonderful window into Mason’s life and times. You can find her blog at https://wp.me/p3bD5Y-vb.
Nature study conjures up such lovely images: children dazzled by a field of wildflowers, peering under rocks in a streambed, or showing their pressed-flower collection to an admiring grandparent. It ranks up there with artist study and music appreciation for its beauty and life giving rejuvenation. A Charlotte Mason education can be quite rigorous, but nature study time is when we can all relax and let the learning happen naturally.
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Evelyn Hoey is the director of the Charlotte Mason Community School in Detroit, MI. She has written a blog about Mason’s views on personhood. You can find it at https://wp.me/p3bD5Y-uM.
If you are interested and are not aware, you can listen to a series of short videos at this link: http://www.charlottemasoninstitute.org/liz-cottrill-and-emily-cottrill-kiser/ with Liz Cottrill and her daughter Emily Cottrill Kiser. They discuss many aspects of a Charlotte Mason education that can provide you with insightful information. We hope you enjoy it. Part IV on choosing books has just been added.
You can enjoy Dr. Swicegood’s blog post at this link: https://wp.me/p3bD5Y-uG.
If you are interested in learning more about the Charlotte Mason Institute’s retreat on a Charlotte Mason Education that will be held in the English Lake District in 2016, you can find out more information here: https://www.cmiconferences.org/2016-lake-district-retreat.html