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 […]
March 25, 2019
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Elementary Immersion Session for Schools and Large Groups

The countdown to the 2019 Charlotte Mason Institute conference season has officially begun! We at Charlotte Mason’s Alveary could not be more excited to share with […]
May 28, 2018

Understanding Executive Functions by Andra Smith

  We are responsible to steward what we have been given, and I include in that stewardship our neurochemistry.  Approximately ten percent of us have neurochemistry […]
May 9, 2018

Miss Mason’s Music Immersion by Heidi Buschbach

In Ourselves, Charlotte Mason writes to her audience of students, “Use every chance you get of hearing music (I do not mean only tunes, though these […]
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 […]
April 20, 2018

A Reflection on the Development of Charlotte Mason’s Educational Ideas by Margaret Coombs

 With great interest, I have been reading Art Middlekauf’s ruminations on ‘What would Charlotte Mason Do?’ if she were alive today. The short answer is that […]
December 31, 2016

Misspeaking—A Symptom of A Greater Problem? By Carroll Smith

Happy New Year 2014 from The Charlotte Mason Institute In recent weeks there were a number of “misspeaks” in the news and social media. One was […]
October 22, 2016

The Significance of Narratives In The Life of Children by Shannon Whiteside

In the introduction of An Essay Towards a Philosophy of Education, Charlotte Mason describes her journey of establishing a working philosophy of education. She provides the […]