June 26, 2016

The Great Recognition that Mason Brought to Florence by Art Middlekauff

Editor’s Note: a shortened form of this article first appeared on Art Middlekauff’s blog. At the 2016 Charlotte Mason Institute Eastern Conference, I attended an excellent […]
June 18, 2016

Let’s Talk About Charlotte Mason by Margaret Coombs

IMG_3149 Dr. Ben Bernier giving morning meditations at Rydal Church What a delight to spend Easter week in Rydal, to gaze up at the wild daffodils […]
March 6, 2016

The Armitt and Charlotte Mason by Deborah Walsh

William Wordsworth Thomas de Quincey The area around Ambleside at the heart of the English Lake District has had an extraordinary history. Following in the footsteps […]
January 9, 2016

Artefacts Worth Saving By Carroll Smith

  Do you recognise this symbol? Is it a tepee? Maybe a camping tent symbol for a state, logoprovince or county camping business? Maybe a symbol […]
August 29, 2015

Are You Willing to Serve? by Carroll Smith

Letter Courtesy of the Armitt Trust Often times I hear people say that Charlotte Mason was only for elementary children, and the P.N.E.U. was only for […]
April 25, 2015

Memories of Charlotte Mason by Margaret Coombs

IMG_0874 Margaret diligently working on Mason’s biography at the Armitt in Ambleside. As you may know, Lutterworth Press in Cambridge, England is bringing out my new […]
January 21, 2015

Mason’s Role in the Beginnings of the Boy Scouts and the Girl Guides

The following letter by Lady Baden-Powell is an introduction to an explanation given by her husband, General Sir Baden-Powell about the beginnings of the Boy Scouts […]
June 17, 2014

Celebrating the Centenary of the PNEU Liberal Education For All Movement 1914-2014 by Margaret Coombs

What was the Liberal Education for All Movement of 1914? It was the introduction of the Mason Method of educating children mainly by books of literary […]
May 11, 2014

Mining in the Archives by Kerri Forney

Several years ago at the national Charlotte Mason conference, Deani and Meghan Van Pelt presented a wonderful plenary session on the L’Umile Pianta, the magazine published […]


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