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Charlotte Mason Poetry

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Charlotte Mason Poetry is dedicated to promoting Charlotte Mason's living ideas. We strive to share an authentic interpretation of Mason’s life work through a combination of original and vintage articles by a wide variety of authors. Our team draws from and transcribes many rare and wonderful documents from the PNEU many of which cannot be found anywhere else on the web.

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Charlotte Mason Poetry is dedicated to promoting Charlotte Mason's living ideas. We strive to share an authentic interpretation of Mason’s life work through a combination of original and vintage articles by a wide variety of authors. Our team draws from and transcribes many rare and wonderful documents from the PNEU many of which cannot be found anywhere else on the web.

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By A Merry Heart - Mar 07 2019
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Charlotte Mason Poetry is a fantastic resource for all Charlotte Mason enthusiasts.

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By jesscote - Nov 21 2017
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Inspiring and very informative.

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114 Ratings
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Awesome Resource

By A Merry Heart - Mar 07 2019
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Charlotte Mason Poetry is a fantastic resource for all Charlotte Mason enthusiasts.

Thank you!

By jesscote - Nov 21 2017
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Inspiring and very informative.

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Charlotte Mason Poetry

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Charlotte Mason Poetry is dedicated to promoting Charlotte Mason's living ideas. We strive to share an authentic interpretation of Mason’s life work through a combination of original and vintage articles by a wide variety of authors. Our team draws from and transcribes many rare and wonderful documents from the PNEU many of which cannot be found anywhere else on the web.

Rank #1: How to Learn the Charlotte Mason Method

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I know of two ways to learn the Charlotte Mason: the way I learned it, and a better way. You don’t have to make the same mistakes I made. Listen in on this talk recorded at the 2018 Living Education Retreat. Special thanks to the music performance by Greg Rolling and Tyson Suemnicht. The accompanying slides …

Jul 31 2018

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Rank #2: Habits for Life

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In 1890, Charlotte Mason wrote, “Is not physiology hurrying up with the announcement that to every man it is permitted to mould and modify his own brain?” By 1894, Mason clearly saw the implications: “Within our own time the science of Education has been absolutely revolutionised, not by educationalists, but by Physiologists, who have made …

Jul 23 2019

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Rank #3: Charlotte Mason’s Call to Parents

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This essay was first published in Essays on the Life and Work of Charlotte Mason, Volume 2, published by Riverbend Press. ©2015 by the Charlotte Mason Institute. The recording is taken from the Vision for Children event at Joy Christian Fellowship, September 23, 2017. El artículo está disponible en español, traducción de Nat Leighton. In the past twenty-five years, many families …

Oct 07 2017

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Rank #4: From Classical Teacher to Charlotte Mason Educator

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“… things I had never heard before… a radical change of the way I thought… It was totally different, totally new, totally amazing, and life-changing…” Art Middlekauff catches up with Shannon Whiteside in this exclusive interview in which Shannon describes how she went from being a teacher at a classical education school to an educator …

Jan 30 2018

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Rank #5: How to Keep a Nature Note-Book

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Editor’s Note: Charlotte Mason began the House of Education in 1892, and by 1893 the teacher-students were already keeping nature notebooks. The first “inspector of nature notebooks” was Herbert Geldart, who served in the role from 1893 to 1902, when he was succeeded by Alfred Thornley. One of the first notebooks Thornley inspected was that of …

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #6: The God of Living Ideas

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An Exploration of the Religious Philosophy of Charlotte Mason A paper submitted to Dr. James Moore in fulfillment of the requirements for the Educational Ministries Capston Portfolio/Internship course of the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield, IllinoisSeptember 2017 Introduction to Charlotte Mason Charlotte Mason is a name not much heard of in Christian education. Mason was a devout Anglican …

Sep 11 2018

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Rank #7: A Dangerous Adventure

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Charlotte Mason’s method helps us to discover the beauty that is all around us. But does her method help us when beauty cannot be found? This is the rest of my Charlotte Mason story, recorded at the 2017 Living Education Retreat. This article is only available as audio, linked below. Special thanks to Jordan Sramek and The Rose Ensemble for …

Nov 07 2017

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Rank #8: A Mother Without a Governess

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South IndiaBy Mrs. SeniorThe Parents’ Review, 1919, pp. 303-307 Editor’s Note: Many of the teachers-in-training at the House of Education were governesses. Does this mean that Charlotte Mason’s method can only be implemented faithfully by families with governesses? Not at all! Read this wonderful testimony from a mother in 1919 who implemented Mason’s method on her own. Although …

Jul 13 2017

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Rank #9: Nature Study, by Agnes Drury

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Editor’s Note: In 1913, Agnes Drury was in charge of the scientific work at the House of Education, and Alfred Thornley was the inspector of nature notebooks. Drury gave a lecture to the students of the House of Education on the topic of nature study, and it was published in the March issue of The Parents’ Review. This early predecessor …

Jan 29 2019

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Rank #10: Supplies for Nature Notebooking

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Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of original articles by Nicole Handfield on the topic of keeping a nature notebook. In my first article on nature notebooks, I invited you to enter with open heart and eyes into God’s Out-of-Doors. In my next article I explained how to expand your nature notebooking …

Mar 12 2019

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Rank #11: Ask Art #3 – Scaffolding

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What is scaffolding? Does it mean one thing in some educational circles and something else in Charlotte Mason educational circles? Is there anything wrong with scaffolding “the Charlotte Mason way”? Does the concept affect how we approach lessons in a living education? Join me as I weigh in on the scaffolding debate in a detailed discussion with Ashley Olander. …

Apr 09 2019

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Rank #12: Ruminating on Recitation

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Situated on Chambersburg Street, a main thoroughfare of historic Gettysburg, is a nineteenth-century church that is home to the sorts of gatherings we seldom hear of in our modern time—evenings of song, speech, and verse, evenings dedicated to remembering the lives of men and women who were pressed into the service of our nation, as …

Sep 04 2018

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Rank #13: Highest Thinking and Simplest Living

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Editor’s Note: In 2017, Simplicity was the theme for the Living Education Retreat. I didn’t attend, but I did get to hear Mary Beuving’s recorded talk on her journey toward simplifying her life, getting rid of things to make room for people. Mary’s testimony is moving and inspiring, but also filled with practical wisdom for …

Jun 12 2018

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Rank #14: On Distraction

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Throughout my schoolgirl days I loved getting back to school in the fall. Not because I was looking forward to seeing my friends (I changed schools nearly every year), and not because I found the lessons to be so enriching (I found most school subjects to be dull and my teachers were mostly uninspiring); I …

Jan 02 2018

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Rank #15: Art and Handcraft

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Editor’s Note: In 1836, the Home and Colonial School Society established a teacher training school modeled after the ideas of Swiss educational reformer Johan Pestalozzi. The school’s first teacher was Elizabeth Mayo, an educational reformer with the distinction of being the first woman ever employed in England to train teachers. Twenty-four years later, the college …

Oct 22 2019

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Rank #16: How to Safeguard the Love of Learning

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Editor’s Note: My first introduction into the world of Charlotte Mason was not through For the Children’s Sake, like I know it was for many others; it was through Karen Andreola’s lovely purple book, A Charlotte Mason Companion. It gave me firm footing in philosophy and a glimpse into the day-to-day or how-to of a Charlotte …

Oct 24 2017

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Rank #17: Parents and Education, by Charlotte Mason

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Editor’s Note: In 1887, the year after the publication of Home Education, Charlotte Mason was invited to lecture at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. According to Elsie Kitching, Mason’s topic was “Home Education in its bearing on Technical Education.” Kitching found the summary of the lecture in the British Association …

Feb 05 2019

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Rank #18: Mathematics

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Editor’s Note: Over the past month, we have shared Richele Baburina’s series of articles on how physics can be part of a living education. On October 19, 1910, a living lesson in physics was given at the House of Education.[1] Oscar Browning was in attendance, and he wrote: Miss Stephens gave a lesson on Light, as …

Oct 12 2017

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Rank #19: Of Punishments

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Edith Escombe (1866–1950) was a writer of stories and essays who contributed many articles to The Parents’ Review. A collection of her articles was republished in 1906 in a book entitled Old Maids’ Children. Charlotte Mason described the book as being “evoked, we may hope, by the Parents’ Review.” According to Mason, “The author knows …

Oct 30 2018

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Rank #20: A Journey in Musical Appreciation

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My introduction to Charlotte Mason was similar to many of you who started homeschooling before the current era of blogs and podcasts. Ten years ago a good friend gave me a copy of For the Children’s Sake, and we had many discussions about it in the year leading up to our daughters starting kindergarten. She …

Apr 23 2019

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