Charlotte Mason Companion

Charlotte Mason Companion

This is a thorough chapter-by-chapter overview of the inspiring teaching principles of Christian educator Charlotte Mason from the original Charlotte Mason authority, speaker, and columnist, Karen Andreola. With warmth and humor, Karen provides a wealth of insight, practical advice, and narratives, illustrating how educating "the Charlotte Mason way" actually works. In this book, you will discover how to recognize a "living book"; use narration; teach reading, spelling, composition, and vocabulary; appreciate great art, classical music, poetry, plays, and novels; keep a Nature Notebook for science; take part in hero-admiration for history, establish helpful habits; create a loving home atmosphere; and more.

Title:Charlotte Mason Companion
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781889209029
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    Charlotte Mason Companion Reviews

  • Carissamh

    This book is not for the faint of heart or head, or at least the methods discussed in here aren't.Charlotte Mason, as a christian and lover of children, held strongly to the belief that children are g...

  • Laura

    I'm about half way through this book. I've liked several ideas it contains. But there are several comments I see as either old-fashioned, or unreasonable. The book in many respects is Victorian. (I do...

  • Jodi

    5/22/20Seems like I just can't get this one finished in one stretch; here I am again to attempt to finish what I started last year. Uffda. :-D2/5/19I'm starting this book again, this time with a highl...

  • Maria

    My feelings toward the book are biased by the fact that I am a secular homeschool mom. Religion is very important to Mrs. Andreola and Charlotte Mason, although I believe it’s possible to have a bea...

  • Enola Stevenson

    I'm not sure that I'll ever be truly done with this amazingly inspiring companion. As long as I'm home educating I believe I will keep dipping into it for encouragement and wisdom. ...

  • Kayla Dorminy

    An easier to read approach to Charlotte Mason. It helped me define some terms and gain some tips and inspiration. This will be a helpful resource to pull from in areas I need inspiration during the pl...

  • Emily

    I had mixed feelings about this book. I picked it up because I was interested in learning about the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling, which I didn't know anything about. It did a good job captu...

  • Leilani Curtis

    Helpful and practical! Will reference back to this many times, I'm sure!...

  • Kelly Sapp

    Encouraging, doable homeschooling model for moms--gentle--like Isaiah that says, "He gently leads those who are with young." Charlotte Mason was a revolutionary in England in the education of children...

  • Heather

    I had such a hard time getting through this book. It was slow and all touchy-feely and was way too much work to figure out what I wanted to know. Which was- what did Charlotte think about this or that...