October 13, 2021

Noticing Small Things

Activities and opportunities to see and enjoy more around you – for yourself and/or your students.   Read and Listen: There is always more to see […]
August 12, 2021

Thinking Like a Scientist with John Muir Laws

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 […]
April 25, 2018

Nature Study Immersion at CMI Eastern Conference 2018 by Marcia Mattern

I’m currently sitting in the wild woods behind our property.  Two little boys, one daughter and two dogs are discovering in the creek.  The weather has […]
February 4, 2018

The Evolution of my Nature Notebook by Nicole Williams

My children have each worked their way through several nature notebooks throughout their school education, but I am still working on my original one. My first […]
January 27, 2018

The Importance of Memory Drawing in Nature Notebooks by Emily Kiser

As we seek to implement a Charlotte Mason education for our children, it is very helpful to look at her methods, at what she did and […]
October 7, 2017

Remembering Eve Anderson by Dr. Carroll Smith

At the Institute conferences we have the Eve Anderson Nature Study Tea and the Eve Anderson Nature Study Lecture. Why? Who is Eve Anderson and why […]
April 8, 2017

Nature Study Immersion with Marcia Mattern

Are you considering attending a conference this summer? Over the past six years I have been attending conferences specific to Charlotte Mason that encourage me and […]


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