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The Original Home Schooling Series by Charlotte Mason

The Original Home Schooling Series by Charlotte Mason

Home Education, Parents and Children, School Education Ourselves Formation of Character Towards a Philosohy of Education

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: Wilder Publications Limited
  • ISBN: 9781604594386
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 811
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Charlotte Mason was a late nineteenth-century British educator whose ideas were far ahead of her time. She believed that children are born persons worthy of respect, rather than blank slates, and that it was better to feed their growing minds with living literature and vital ideas and knowledge, rather than dry facts and knowledge filtered and pre-digested by the teacher. Her method of education, still used by some private schools and many homeschooling families, is gentle and flexible, especially with younger children, and includes first-hand exposure to great and noble ideas through books in each school subject, conveying wonder and arousing curiosity, and through reflection upon great art, music, and poetry; nature observation as the primary means of early science teaching; use of manipulatives and real-life application to understand mathematical concepts and learning to reason, rather than rote memorization and working endless sums; and an emphasis on character and on cultivating and maintaining good personal habits. Schooling is teacher-directed, not child-led, but school time should be short enough to allow students free time to play and to pursue their own worthy interests such as handicrafts. Traditional Charlotte Mason schooling is firmly based on Christianity, although the method is also used successfully by secular families and families of other religions. Here in one affordable volume is her complete Homeschooling Series: Home Education: Six lectures by Charlotte Mason about the raising and educating of young children (up to the age of nine), for parents and teachers. She details how lessons in various school subjects can be done using her approach. She concludes with remarks about the Will, the Conscience, and the Divine Life in the Child. Parents and Children: A collection of 26 articles from the original Parent's Review magazines to encourage and instruct parents. School Education: Thoughts about the teaching and curriculum of children aged 9-12, either at school or at home. Ourselves: A character curriculum book written directly to children. Book I, Self-Knowledge, is for elementary school students; Book II, Self-Direction, is for older students. Formation of Character: Includes case studies of children (and adults) who cured themselves of bad habits; reflections on subjects including both schooling and vacations (or "stay-cations" as we now call them); various aspects of home schooling, with a special section detailing the things that Charlotte Mason thought were important to teach to girls in particular; and examples of how education affected outcome of character in famous writers of her day. Towards a Philosophy of Education: Charlotte Mason's final book, written after years of seeing her approach in action. This volume gives the best overview of her philosophy, and includes the final version of her 20 Principles. This book is particularly directed to parents of older children, about ages 12 and up, but is a valuable overview for parents of younger children as well, covering both theory and practice.

Parents and Children

Parents and Children

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935785705
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 184
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Parents and Children is the second volume of Charlotte Mason's six part homeschooling series, a series that is considered one of the finest ever written on education. Parents and Children topics include: The Family, Parents as Inspirers, The Culture of Character, Faith and Duty, Discipline, Sensations and Feelings Educable by Parents; What is Truth?, A Scheme Of Educational Theory, and much more. Mason's method of education shows its strength through its widespread use today by private schools and homeschooling families. It is flexible and includes first-hand exposure to ideas through books in art, music, and poetry, nature observation as the primary means of early science teaching, use of manipulatives and real-life application to understand mathematical concepts and learning to reason, rather than rote memorization, and an emphasis on character and on cultivating and maintaining good personal habits. The complete collection of Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series includes: Volume 1 - Home Education Volume 2 - Parents and Children Volume 3 - School Education Volume 4 - Ourselves Volume 5 - Formation Of Character Volume 6 - Towards A Philosophy of Education

The Original Home Schooling Series

The Original Home Schooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Maria Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781889209005
  • Category: Character
  • Page: 6
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This is the complete works of the turn-of-the-century British educator, Charlotte Mason. The six-volume set includes over 2,400 pages of the finest material ever written on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as the pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written.

Towards a Philosophy of Education

Towards a Philosophy of Education

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935785729
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 232
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Towards a Philosophy of Education is the sixth volume of Charlotte Mason's six part homeschooling series, a series that is considered one of the finest ever written on education. Towards a Philosophy of Education gives the best overview of Mason's teaching philosophy. Written years after she was able to see her teaching methods in action she is able to give further examples and directions. Mason's method of education shows its strength through its widespread use today by private schools and homeschooling families. It is flexible and includes first-hand exposure to ideas through books in art, music, and poetry, nature observation as the primary means of early science teaching, use of manipulatives and real-life application to understand mathematical concepts and learning to reason, rather than rote memorization, and an emphasis on character and on cultivating and maintaining good personal habits. The complete collection of Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series includes: Volume 1 - Home Education Volume 2 - Parents and Children Volume 3 - School Education Volume 4 - Ourselves Volume 5 - Formation Of Character Volume 6 - Towards A Philosophy of Education

School Education

School Education

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935785699
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 234
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School Education is the third volume of Charlotte Mason's six part homeschooling series, a series that is considered one of the finest ever written on education. School Education consists of Mason's beliefs about teaching and curriculum for children 9-12 years old in home or public school. Charlotte Mason was a British educator whose ideas were far ahead of her time. She believed that it was better to feed the minds of children with living literature and vital ideas than dry facts and knowledge filtered and predigested by the teacher. Mason's method of education shows its strength through its widespread use today by private schools and homeschooling families. It is flexible and includes first-hand exposure to ideas through books in art, music, and poetry, nature observation as the primary means of early science teaching, use of manipulatives and real-life application to understand mathematical concepts and learning to reason, rather than rote memorization, and an emphasis on character and on cultivating and maintaining good personal habits. The complete collection of Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series includes: Volume 1 - Home Education Volume 2 - Parents and Children Volume 3 - School Education Volume 4 - Ourselves Volume 5 - Formation Of Character Volume 6 - Towards A Philosophy of Education

Home Education

Home Education

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935785668
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 210
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"Home Education consists of six lectures by Charlotte Mason about the raising and educating of young children (up to the age of nine), for parents and teachers. She encourages us to spend a lot of time outdoors, immersed in nature and handling natural objects and collecting experiences on which to base the rest of their education. She discusses the use of training in good habits such as attention, thinking, imagining, remembering, performing tasks with perfect execution, obedience, and truthfulness, to replace undesirable tendencies in children (and the adults that they grow into). She details how lessons in various school subjects can be done using her approach. She concludes with remarks about the Will, the Conscience, and the Divine Life in the Child" --Cover, p. 4.

The Original Home School Series

The Original Home School Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1627932062
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 1615
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This is the complete unabridged and authorized edition of the works of turn-of-the-century British educator Charlotte Mason, with a forward by Dr. John Thorley of The Charlotte Mason College. This six-volume set includes over 2400 pages on education, child training and parenting. Recognized as a pioneer in home education and major school reforms, Charlotte Mason's practical methods are as revolutionary today as when they were first written. These books were out of print for over 80 years until Dean & Karen Andreola brought them to America in while returning from a mission s trip in the spring of 1987. A Charlotte Mason educational revival soon followed. Charlotte Mason s writings reflect a lifetime of experience teaching children and training teachers. Her topics are meaty. Her ideas radiate brilliantly in the thoughts of those who take the time to ponder them. With each idea comes a practical how-to "for bringing up children within the educational life." The power of attention, moral character, the discipline of habit, safeguarding a child s curiosity, is a tiny peek at the topics presented. Although Miss Mason began writing in the 1880s, her principles still apply. Today's homeschool parents are seeing first-hand how wonderfully they work. After ten years of intense study and application of Miss Mason s principles with her own children, Karen Andreola wrote A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning. Now today's parents can see what a Charlotte Mason education looks like in a contemporary setting while gleaning from its many benefits.

Das Teenager Befreiungs Handbuch

Das Teenager Befreiungs Handbuch

Glücklich und erfolgreich ohne Schule

  • Author: Grace Llewellyn
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783934719576
  • Category:
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Formation of Character: Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

Formation of Character: Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935785651
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 246
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Formation of Character is the fifth volume of Charlotte Mason's six part homeschooling series, a series that is considered one of the finest ever written on education. Part I includes case studies of those who cured themselves of bad habits. Part II includes reflections on schooling and vacations. Part III covers various aspects of home schooling, with a special attention given to teaching to girls. Part IV consists of examples of how education affected the character in famous writers. Charlotte Mason was a British educator whose ideas were far ahead of her time. She believed that it was better to feed the minds of children with living literature and vital ideas than dry facts and knowledge filtered and predigested by the teacher. Mason's method of education shows it's strength through its widespread use today by private schools and homeschooling families. It is flexible and includes first-hand exposure to ideas through books in art, music, and poetry, nature observation as the primary means of early science teaching, use of manipulatives and real-life application to understand mathematical concepts and learning to reason, rather than rote memorization, and an emphasis on character and on cultivating and maintaining good personal habits. The complete collection of Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series includes: Volume 1 - Home Education Volume 2 - Parents and Children Volume 3 - School Education Volume 4 - Ourselves Volume 5 - Formation Of Character Volume 6 - Towards A Philosophy of Education

Ourselves, Our Souls and Bodies

Ourselves, Our Souls and Bodies

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Series

  • Author: Charlotte Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781935785712
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 270
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Ourselves, Our Souls and Bodies is the fourth volume of Charlotte Mason's six part homeschooling series, a series that is considered one of the finest ever written on education. Ourselves, Our Souls and Bodies is written for students addressing subjects such as Self-Knowledge, The Body, The mind, The Heart, Loyalty, Justice, Self-Direction, The Will, The Soul and much more. Mason's method of education shows its strength through its widespread use today by private schools and homeschooling families. It is flexible and includes first-hand exposure to ideas through books in art, music, and poetry, nature observation as the primary means of early science teaching, use of manipulatives and real-life application to understand mathematical concepts and learning to reason, rather than rote memorization, and an emphasis on character and on cultivating and maintaining good personal habits. The complete collection of Charlotte Mason's Original Homeschooling Series includes: Volume 1 - Home Education Volume 2 - Parents and Children Volume 3 - School Education Volume 4 - Ourselves Volume 5 - Formation Of Character Volume 6 - Towards A Philosophy of Education

A Village Called Trinity

A Village Called Trinity

  • Author: Peter T. Denton Jr.
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 132968205X
  • Category:
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Charlotte Mason

Charlotte Mason

Hidden Heritage and Educational Influence

  • Author: Margaret A. Coombs
  • Publisher: The Lutterworth Press
  • ISBN: 0718844076
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 376
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As the acknowledged founder and philosopher of the ParentsÕ National Educational Union (PNEU), Charlotte Mason (1842Ð1923) was revered by her followers as a saintly Madonna figure. She died in 1923 at the peak of her fame, having achieved mythic status as the Principal of her House of Education and wide recognition after the introduction of her liberal educational programmes into state schools. Yet her early life and heritage remained shrouded in mystery. Drawing upon insubstantiated sources, the official biography released in 1960 confused rather than illuminated CharlotteÕs background, contributing to several enduring misapprehensions. In her new and definitive biography, Margaret Coombs draws on years of research to reveal for the first time the hidden backdrop to Charlotte MasonÕs life, tracing the lives of her previously undiscovered Quaker ancestors to offer a better understanding of the roots of her personality and ideas. Coombs charts her rise from humble beginnings as an orphaned pupil-teacher to great heights as a lady of culture venerated within prestigious PNEU circles, illustrating how with determination she surmounted rigid Victorian class divisions to achieve her educational vision. A thorough analysis of Charlotte MasonÕs educational influences and key friendships challenges longstanding notions about the roots of her philosophy, offering a more realistic picture of her life and work than ever accomplished before. With a growing following in the USA and Australia, Charlotte MasonÕs ideas have a clear relevance to the continuing educational debate today. Admirers of her philosophy and scholars of the history of education will find much to enthral and instruct them in these pages.

Parents and Children

Parents and Children

  • Author: Charlotte M Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780648063384
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 348
  • View: 1967
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Charlotte Mason's classic series on home education re-released at last, with a fresh transcription formatted to match the original. Large margins make this edition a pleasure read or study.

School Education

School Education

  • Author: Charlotte M Mason
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780648063360
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 394
  • View: 1933
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Charlotte Mason's classic series on home education re-released at last, with a fresh transcription formatted to match the original. Large margins make this edition a pleasure read or study.