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  • Item #: 000278
    ISBN: 9781889209029
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    Extensive research, a heart for Charlotte Mason and her work, and much experience living the method combine in this meaty volume. Karen Andreola, owner of the Charlotte Mason Research & Supply Company, shares her years of putting the principles and “practicals” of Charlotte Mason into practice in her own home school. Complete with quaint turn of the century illustrations, her book reminds us that children are yet children - Ms. Mason’s insights and techniques are equally applicable in our “modern” times. An excellent writer, Karen imparts not only her love for Ms. Mason and her methods, but a real understanding of how to implement them. I felt like I was peeking in the door of her home as I read, watching her tenderly instruct her own children. After reading through the book, I felt that Charlotte Mason, with all her wisdom and gentleness, was still among us - embodied by enthusiastic and dedicated people like Karen who are indeed her “kindred spirits”.I suspect that many who travel through it’s pages will also become Charlotte Mason devotees, or at least adopt some of the learning approaches advocated.

  • Item #: 005416
    ISBN: 9781891400162
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    Catherine Levison authored these two books to help parents understand and apply the methods of Charlotte Mason in their homeschools. In her first book, Catherine gives a brief overview of Charlotte Mason and her methods. Then, subject by subject, she reveals how the method is applied in each area of learning. The final chapter deals with "The Formation of Habit". In it, she discusses the necessity of instilling proper learning habits in your children.

    After laying this groundwork, Catherine tackles more specific applications of the method in More Charlotte Mason Education. Especially helpful is the "Questions and Answers" chapter in which she addresses some commonly asked questions and addresses potential trouble spots. Other topics covered in the book are the application of short lessons, an explanation of "Liberal Arts", keeping a "Century Book", choosing curriculum, scheduling, teaching high school, and selecting appropriate books. Recommended books and resources are found at the end. Throughout the books, many references are made to the Original Homeschooling Series of six books. If you are serious about pursuing the Charlotte Mason method in your homeschool, you will probably find it a wise investment to continue your research by reading through the Original series.

  • Item #: 003344
    ISBN: 9781433506956
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    Describes a philosophy of education based on the Charlotte Mason approach - an approach concerned as much with instilling good character and high morals in children than with learning basic skills. After acquiring basic abilities in the three R's, children learn through "living books" (as opposed to dry texts) and life experiences. Macaulay draws heavily on the philosophies of Charlotte Mason, but from a Christian viewoint. Besides imparting Mason's philosophy and sharing her personal experiences as a homeschooled child, Susan shares the joy, freedom, and beauty possible in life and learning.

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  • Item #: 051792
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    Who is Charlotte Mason and how does her philosophy of education provide such great appeal for homeschooling families? This succinct book introduces us to Miss Mason, a British Educator in the 19th century, and offers a gentle overview of her philosophy, allowing families to determine if this approach is right for them. Miss Mason once described the essence of education as “an atmosphere, a discipline, a life”, and this book takes a look at the meanings behind these words philosophically and in the practical application. We also are given a glimpse of what a typical “Charlotte Mason School day” looks like in the home of the Queen family. Providing an excellent introduction to the Charlotte Mason methodology, this book is indispensable in equipping you to use a Charlotte Mason approach. 34 pgs, pb. - Deanne

  • Item #: 005417
    ISBN: 9781891400179
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    Catherine Levison authored these two books to help parents understand and apply the methods of Charlotte Mason in their homeschools. In her first book, Catherine gives a brief overview of Charlotte Mason and her methods. Then, subject by subject, she reveals how the method is applied in each area of learning. The final chapter deals with "The Formation of Habit". In it, she discusses the necessity of instilling proper learning habits in your children. After laying this groundwork, Catherine tackles more specific applications of the method in More Charlotte Mason Education. Especially helpful is the "Questions and Answers" chapter in which she addresses some commonly asked questions and addresses potential trouble spots. Other topics covered in the book are the application of short lessons, an explanation of "Liberal Arts", keeping a "Century Book", choosing curriculum, scheduling, teaching high school, and selecting appropriate books. Recommended books and resources are found at the end. Throughout the books, many references are made to the Original Homeschooling Series of six books. If you are serious about pursuing the Charlotte Mason method in your homeschool, you will probably find it a wise investment to continue your research by reading through the Original series.
  • Item #: 025913
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  • Item #: 032235
    ISBN: 9781581342598
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    This book was written to be a natural follow up to the much-appreciated For the Children's Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay. While that book has inspired (and continues to inspire) many parents and educators, it has also left them with a desire for an even deeper understanding of the Charlotte Mason philosophy and her teaching methods. This book was written in response to their requests for further help and guidance in implementing these techniques. The book was written by a handful of contributors, including Macaulay, all of whom are deeply involved in education and are Charlotte Mason advocates. The book holds six chapters. The first two cover "The Value of Charlotte Mason's Work for Today," and "The Child is a Person." The third chapter discusses the "Four Pillars of Education" - atmosphere, discipline, life, and the science of relations. In the "Distinctives of a Charlotte Mason Education" chapter, a wide variety of topics are addressed, including living books, narration, poetry, history, mathematics, nature study, music appreciation, foreign languages, physical education, and many more. The last two chapters are entitled "Broader Application of Charlotte Mason's Teaching Principles," and "An Applied Philosophy." This is a highly-informative book which takes the topic of education quite seriously. 254 pgs, pb. - Melissa

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    ISBN: 9781933339337
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    ISBN: 9781933339443
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  • Item #: 071128
    ISBN: 9781893103672
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     Introduce children to the fascinating and diverse world in which we live through delightful childrens books. Modeled after the Charlotte Mason philosophy of notebooking, this study focuses on the 4 Rs: reading, reasoning, relating and recording. Skills are age appropriate and gentle to engage and inspire children in the learning process. Geography, cultures, animals, folk tales and fables, music and art, are all covered, as are nature studies, poetry and recipes. Part 1 covers Asia, Antarctica, Australia, and Africa. Biblical History connection included. Additional library, history and biography picture book recommendations are included for families seeking to go deeper. Flexible for one semester or one year. Beautifully illustrated with vibrant photographs. Black & White notebooking pages are included and reproducible for individual families. sc, 143 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 051791
    ISBN: 9780890519257
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      In Book 3, join Charlie, Charlotte, their baby sister Ella, and their parents as they prepare and go on a mission trip to Peru. Children will review concepts from Book 2 and learn addition and subtraction up to 4 digits, rounding to 10s, 100s, and 1000s, multiplication and division up to 10s, area of rectangles and squares, place value through millions, more measurement, solving for unknowns, greater/less than, and Roman numerals.

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    ISBN: 9781933339290
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    ISBN: 9781933339344
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    ISBN: 9781933339078
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    ISBN: 9781933339306
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  • Item #: 072948
    ISBN: 9781683441373
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  • Item #: 068877
    ISBN: 9781619991408
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    ISBN: 9781619991392
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    ISBN: 9781933339528
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  • Item #: 032555
    ISBN: 9781683441229
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    Self-described as Charlotte Mason-flavored, this is language arts curriculum with a Biblical emphasis. As a starting place for each weekly lesson, students will read a continuing story about friends Micah and Claire and their Sunday School experiences. Each week follows the same pattern of activities: Day 1, read the weekly story; Days 2-3, learn topics in writing, grammar and punctuation; Day 4, write responses to a prompt (alternating between picture study, poetry and a Psalm); and Day 5, work on spelling and vocabulary and build a dictionary. Brief assessments are provided quarterly. The fourth quarter is designed for review. Starting with Level 2, students are introduced to punctuation, grammar & writing. students will learn about nouns, compound words, subjects/predicates; possessive nouns; combining sentences; commas; interjections; action verbs; homophones; synonyms/antonyms and specific verbs such as be, has and see and pronouns like this and that. Biblical themes and assignments (such as memorizing verses from 1 Corinthians 13 alongside Micah and Claire) are used throughout. 

    This is a combined student and teacher consumable book. On the student pages, teacher notes are highlighted and kept minimal. While designed for you and the student to work along together, this text provides additional direction in the front matter and in the Teachers Aid section (about 100 pgs) in the back. This section includes dictionary pages to copy (or you can print off from the publishers web site); optional games to practice different language skills; spelling practice ideas; sight words alphabet practice; copywork practice; and grammar study sheets. Youll want to provide more reading practice opportunities: a template to record these and a recommended Master Books reading list is included. Scriptures are from the NASB. Non-reproducible, consumable and 3-hole punched.

    Master Books recommends beginning Level 2 after Foundations Phonics and Basic Language Skills. However, to select a starting place, the general expectation is that the students skills should be comfortably at grade level (in reading, writing, and in handwriting).

    Approx 476 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth

     

  • Item #: 003719
    ISBN: 9780890519271
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      Book 5 reviews known concepts and teaches multiplying and dividing with 10/100/1000, 2-digit divisors, division w/ remainders as fractions, factoring, common factors, greatest common factor, reducing fractions, proper & improper fractions, least common multiple, finding a common denominator, adding & subtracting fractions w/ uncommon denominators, working w/ mixed numbers, multiply fractions, dividing fractions, multiplying & dividing decimals, and counting back money.

  • Item #: 050290
    ISBN: 9780890519240
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      Book 2 follows the adventures of Charlie and Charlotte once they have returned home from their grandparent’s farm. Using the same format as Book 1, Book 2 content teaches addition and subtraction (including carrying & borrowing), numbers to 100, simple fractions, word problems, skip counting, inches/feet, perimeter, dollars/cents, temperature, graphs, pounds/ounces, liquid measure, and a bit about the seasons, geography, and love of family.