In the ‘How to Use the Teacher’s Notes for First Reading Lessons’ the instructions read:Read the poem with the student. Help them with sounds and words when they need help. I suppose that is enough said. But, of course, there is more to say on it- both from my experience and from Charlotte Mason. What I would have liked to add, but, for sake of … Continue reading Paying Attention on Reading the Poem lesson days.
Using a Living Charlotte Mason Education is a craft. To implement it, we approach learning in our homes as a craftsman would approach his medium. I’m using the definition of the word craft as in making something, forming something – not the other definitions as crafty being deceitful or a craft as in a boat or vessel. I’m speaking of craft as in an … Continue reading CM Craftsmanship
It has helped me to use this process to develop my children’s Charlotte Mason Education. For this type of education, it is important to know what subjects to do and how to do the subjects in a Charlotte Mason way. Sounds easy, but it is often easier said than done. This is the step-by-step process I have followed over the years to help me … Continue reading Crafting a Charlotte Mason Education