December 29, 2012

Fumbling Toward Composer Study by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

Photo from Wikipedia I have always loved music. Some of my earliest memories involve listening to my mother play the piano. I started taking piano lessons […]
November 5, 2012

The Due Use of Books by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

The importance of reading is widely acknowledged. It increases vocabulary and oral language skills. It builds background knowledge that can help give context to new information. […]
July 22, 2012

Savage or Manly? by Art Middlekauff

A few years ago when I was preparing a presentation for a Charlotte Mason conference, I surveyed the covers of books about Charlotte Mason. Most of […]
February 19, 2012

A House of the Holy Spirit by Art Middlekauff

Although I grew up Episcopalian, I spent most of my adult years attending independent and non-denominational churches. My return to the Anglican church in 2007 was […]
October 9, 2011

Shared Culture and Citizenship by Timothy Laurio and Hannah Hoyt

The perspective of two graduated Ambleside Online students, happily engaged, both currently studying abroad in Europe. (All page numbers refer to A Philosophy of Education.) The […]
May 15, 2011

Becoming a Charlotte Mason Teacher: Paradigm Shift Required by Jennifer Spencer

So you think you might want to be a Charlotte Mason teacher? You’ve read Susan Schaeffer Macaulay and your eyes have been opened? Great! Now what? Friends, […]
April 11, 2011

A Book that Changed the World: The King James Bible by Sheila Carroll

May 2, 2011 marks the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible (KJV). In 1604, King James I of England authorized a new […]
February 27, 2011

1611-2011: The 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible by Bonnie Buckingham

In the Parent’s Reviews, Charlotte Mason had articles on book recommendations for teachers and students. She gave lists of books. Books to be read. The King […]
November 7, 2010

Self Education in the Art Museum by Amber Benton

I was a freshman in college the first time I ever set foot in an art museum. My prior art knowledge was limited to posters – […]