September 23, 2019

Diapers or Bible Study: Do I Have to Choose?–Part II by Carroll Smith

Last week I started the blog post with an example of dualistic thought.  That is, the idea that life can be separated into categories with one […]
September 14, 2019

Diapers or Bible Study: Do I Have to Choose? by Carroll Smith

I love sitting in our sunroom.  It has glass windows on two sides.  I can see the birds eat from the clear plastic bird feeder we […]
September 8, 2019

Dorothea Beale, Charlotte Mason and H.B. on History by A. Smith*

At the Charlotte Mason Institute we will continue our publication of Parents’ Review articles in what we are calling Curated Parents’ Review. These are available to […]
June 19, 2019

2019 CMI Tribute – Karen Andreola

“The CMI Tribute is designed to honour members of the Charlotte Mason community who have made significant contributions to promoting Charlotte Mason’s ideas for education.” CONTRIBUTION […]
May 26, 2019

Mason and the Older Student Immersion by Kerri and Kathryn Forney at the 2019 CMI Eastern Conference

The question often comes to mind: What next?  My children or students and I have been reading great books and narrating them orally—now what?  We have […]
May 7, 2019

The Charlotte Mason Classroom and Relationships: How to Teach Children to Grow and Maintain Healthy Relationships by Storm Hutchinson

Charlotte Mason famously wrote that “Education is the science of relations.”  We usually discuss this idea in terms of children enjoying a broad curriculum of relationships […]
May 2, 2019

Inspiring Mathematical Ideas: “Quicken the Imagination” by Suzanne Bazak

“Mathematics depend upon the teacher rather than upon the text-book and few subjects are worse taught; chiefly because teachers have seldom time to give the inspiring […]
April 19, 2019

Science and the Appetite for Knowledge Immersion by Danielle Merritt-Sunseri

“The eye brightens, the pulse quickens, the colour rises, the whole person becomes vitalised, capable, strenuous, no longer weighed down by this clog of flesh” (Volume 3, […]
April 15, 2019

Nature Study Immersion by Marcia Mattern

What are some reasons you might want to take the nature immersion? Are you bothered by bugs and dirt? Do you feel like being outside is […]