April 5, 2021

Lessons By the Way – Mary Dewar

November 23, 2020

Journeying to Mason – a Testimonial

Read below as Alveary member Amy F. details her experience transitioning from various public and home school settings to a Mason paradigm where education is an atmosphere, a discipline, and most of all a way of life.
July 26, 2018

The Benefits of Reflective Practice by Cathy Barrington

“[W]e perceive that the great work of education is to inspire children with vitalising ideas as to every relation of life, every department of knowledge, every […]
July 29, 2017

The Case for Term Exams: Assessment “in the Round” by Celeste Cruz

Again––except for the fine power of resistance possessed by the human mind, which secures that most persons who go through examination grind come out as they […]
April 15, 2017

A Hard Stop – Reflections & Grace by Joy Shannon

I have been on this Charlotte Mason journey a while now. I enjoy the planning that comes with each year and have embraced the natural times […]
March 30, 2015

An Invitation to Purposeful Change by Dr. Cindy Swicegood

God made all kinds of people: the timid and the bold; those who need to put one toe in to test the waters and those who […]
December 8, 2013

Golden Nuggets and the Grand Conversation by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

This blog was originally posted by Dr. Spencer for the Willow Tree Community School. I have written before about how all of the pictures that we […]
September 22, 2013

Good Behavior vs. Good Character: A Redemption Story by Dr. Jennifer Spencer

Many of you know that, in my B.C. (Before Charlotte) years, I was trained as a public school educator, and I taught kindergarten and then second […]
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, […]


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