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

CM Book Study 2023

Charlotte Mason Book Study Omaha Interested in pursuing a Charlotte Mason Education?  Questions as to how to go about it? Hit a bump and need help? What: a Charlotte Mason group, talking CM life and reading through Vol 6. TWO OPTIONS When: second Thursdays of the month, 11-4Where: at a library full of Living Books (of course!)  – Homeschool Library at Emmanuel Fellowship Church across … Continue reading CM Book Study 2023

An Educational Hot Topic in a Living Education

What are the popular topics that circle in today’s educational field? We talk about STEM, mathematics, technology, critical thinking, integration, emotional intelligence, robotics, health, bullying, learning disabilities, obesity, teacher to student ratio, social skills, virtual learning, adequate facilities and resources and the funding for them. Here is one topic that an internet search of educational topics does not bring to the surface – Character. Charlotte … Continue reading An Educational Hot Topic in a Living Education

Detailed Description – Daily Thoughts on Ourselves

Daily Thoughts on Ourselves is a character building guide to support growth towards honorable living and profitable habits. Topics for each week range from our physical bodies and mind to love and justice. Intellect, beauty, imagination, reason, desires, kindness, courage, loyalty, truth, use of time and money, opinions, self control, and service are a sampling of some of the bountiful topics and their guiding principles … Continue reading Detailed Description – Daily Thoughts on Ourselves

What Worked Fifty Years Ago

posted with loving thoughts of my mother-in -law, Kay. No one could have a better one than I am blessed with.  “What worked even fifty years ago will not work to-day, and what fulfils our needs to-day will not serve fifty years hence; There is no last word to be said upon education; it evolves with the evolution of the race.”    -Charlotte Mason Volume 3 Did … Continue reading What Worked Fifty Years Ago

On Completing Volume 5

I hated Volume 5. There you have it…lets just get that out of the way! After leading a book study and pulling my bootstraps up every month, trying to enjoy it for their sakes- I hated it. Evidentially I’m in good company; and company that I esteem. Henrietta Franklin seems to have a distaste for Volume 5 as well.  I have a quote from her … Continue reading On Completing Volume 5

A Missionary Anniversary

Our Charlotte Mason Book Study has completed Volume 5. This was an accomplishment in itself, but was special for me because this Charlotte Mason Book Study has now read all six volumes. We began reading the summer of 2014 at a park. While the children played, we discussed. We read the entire volume that summer. Since then, we slowed the pace, moved to an evening … Continue reading A Missionary Anniversary

Charlotte Mason Morning Conversations

Charlotte Mason Morning Conversations is being held again this year at the lovely Glacier Creek Prairie. We’ll meet in the pristine white barn loft for food and conversations and refresh ourselves on a nature walk in the preserve’s native prairie. Enjoy breakfast and lunch with other home town Charlotte Mason educators. In between, we’ll talk CM. This event is for mothers (and new little ones) … Continue reading Charlotte Mason Morning Conversations