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
It’s not just books that I strew, or leave out for them to find. I’ve left games, puzzles, clothes, and even snacks out for them to find. Strewing is an excellent way of creating a learning rich environment by taking advantage of your child’s natural curiosity. I strew anything that I want to create a little excitement about and surround with curiosity. This episode of the Triumphant Minute is about the value of strewing for all ages.
I’ve tried to be a paper planner. I see all of the cute planners out there for personal and homeschool planning and want to use one. And yet, I keep going back to my electronic planners. I have found though that I am not a purist in either camp. Here’s my experience with electronic and paper planners and how I found that a combination of the two works best for us.
There are just some days you wish you had a reset button for everyone in the house. I’ve found that taking breaks can often be just that button for us. In today’s episode of the Triumphant Minute, I’m talking about the importance of scheduling breaks in your homeschool and how you can make that happen.