A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 3a

III THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE UNIVERSE (a) SCIENCE[1] HUXLEY’S axiom that science teaching in the schools should be of the nature of ‘common information’ is of use in defining our limitations in regard to the teaching of science. We find another limitation in the fact that children’s minds are not in need of the mental gymnastics that such teaching is supposed to afford. They are … Continue reading A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 3a

Condensed Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2f

II THE KNOWLEDGE OF MAN f) ART THERE are few subjects regarded with more respect and less confidence in our schools than this of ‘Art.’ Of course, we say, children should have their artistic powers cultivated, especially those who have such powers, but how is the question. The neat solution offered by South Kensington in the sixties,—freehand drawing, perspective, drawing from the round, has long … Continue reading Condensed Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2f

A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2f

II THE KNOWLEDGE OF MAN f) ART THERE are few subjects regarded with more respect and less confidence in our schools than this of ‘Art.’ Of course, we say, children should have their artistic powers cultivated, especially those who have such powers, but how is the question. The neat solution offered by Southp.214Kensington in the sixties,—freehand drawing, perspective, drawing from the round, has long been … Continue reading A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2f

Condensed Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2e

II THE KNOWLEDGE OF MAN (e) LANGUAGES English is rather a logical study dealing with sentences and the positions that words occupy in them than with words and what they are in their own right. Therefore it is better that a child should begin with a sentence and not with the parts of speech, that is, he should learn a little of what is called … Continue reading Condensed Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2e

A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2e

II THE KNOWLEDGE OF MAN (e) LANGUAGES English is rather a logical study dealing with sentences and the positions that words occupy in them than with words and what they are in their own right. Therefore it is better that a child should begin with a sentence and not with the parts of speech, that is, he should learn a little of what is called … Continue reading A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2e

Condensed Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2d

II THE KNOWLEDGE OF MAN (d) COMPOSITION COMPOSITION in Form I (A and B) is almost entirely oral and is so much associated with Bible history, English history, geography, natural history, that it hardly calls for a special place on the programme, where however it does appear as ‘Tales.’ In few things do certain teachers labour in vain more than in the careful and methodical … Continue reading Condensed Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2d

A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2d

II THE KNOWLEDGE OF MAN (d) COMPOSITION COMPOSITION in Form I (A and B) is almost entirely oral and is so much associated with Bible history, English history, geography, natural history, that it hardly calls for a special place on the programme, where however it does appear as ‘Tales.’ In few things do certain teachers labour in vain more than in the careful and methodical … Continue reading A Philosophy of Education Volume 6 Book 1 Chapter 10 Section 2d

CM Book Study 2015-2016

Charlotte Mason Book Study 2015-2016 We are reading When Children Love to Learn   by Elaine Cooper Written by today’s foremost experts on the Charlotte Mason method, this book gives insight into the practical application of this method for the teacher. Emmanuel Fellowship   8345 Crown Point Avenue, Omaha Second Thursdys   October 8, November 12, December 10… 3-4pm We are meeting in conjunction with the Homeschool Library … Continue reading CM Book Study 2015-2016

CM Book Study summer 2014

Charlotte Mason Volume 6    Mother’s Book Study We will be reading and discussing Charlotte Mason’s Towards a Philosophy of Education Volume 6.  Read the chapters at home, and we’ll meet to discuss them in a Charlotte Mason style format. Hillsborough park   138th and Boyd.  Boyd is a few blocks north of maple.   Kids play! The schedule Wednesdays  3-4pm May 7th   Intro and Ch 1-2 … Continue reading CM Book Study summer 2014

CM Book Study 2014-2015

Charlotte Mason Fall Mother’s Book Study Volume 1   Home Education LOCATION          Swanson Library   90th and Dodge. 7-8pm October 2 Nov 6 Dec 4 And into 2015 –same If you know anyone interested —pass it on! The Reading schedule Hopefully my page numbers are the same as yours—I printed mine and it seems that sometimes the pages are different. Read FOR: October         part 1 pp. 1-42   … Continue reading CM Book Study 2014-2015