Regular fellowship with a group of moms who “get you” is important. Having a place where you can discuss Charlotte Mason’s philosophy and methods will better equip you to implement them in your homeschool. Here are some tips for starting your own Charlotte Mason Discussion Group.
Six volumes. Charlotte Mason wrote six volumes about her educational philosophy. I don’t know about you, but when I first started learning about this method I was a little overwhelmed and wondered how to get started. From the little research I had done I knew the main points of her philosophy were to create “an atmosphere, a discipline, a life” where children would learn and grow in character. But what
Mental picture painting provides a means of refreshment that is accessible to us at any time. When we practice the art of mental picture painting, we store beautiful images in our minds that we can call up at a moment’s notice. It’s like having our own personal picture gallery or scrapbook. Plus, you can improve your navigational skills.
I have not always scheduled term examinations in our homeschool because I was overwhelmed and did not know what questions to ask. I now realize the importance of term examinations and conduct them after most terms. Here’s a look at how our homeschool benefits from Charlotte Mason style exams. (Don’t miss reason #4 about real life!) Plus, to help you not be overwhelmed, I walk you through step-by-step how you can implement them in your homeschool.