In this episode, Julie sits down with Anthony from Living Book Press to discuss living books. They begin by describing what a living book is. Some points they address include the value fictional stories and fables have in education, ways that living books contribute to the overall education of your children, if you as the teacher need to pre-read all of what your child reads, some examples of what to do if you or your children do not like a book you’re reading, what twaddle is, and if there is ever a place for twaddle. Anthony also includes some wonderful advice to Charlotte Mason homeschooling parents and several book suggestions of some of his favorite living books.Read More
In this classic Parents’ Review Article, George Cadell addresses how children are able to make connections in the area of science as they are ready for them in a natural, observable manner.
In this episode, Julie and Shay Kemp discuss the methods of teaching language arts that Charlotte Mason lays out in Volume 1.Read More
Many families are hesitant to take up homeschooling simply because they view the option as very expensive. It’s true that some people spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on homeschooling, but it is possible to homeschool on a budget?Read More
Once you’ve assembled your curriculum for the year, as well as any resources and online programs you’ll be supplementing with, you’ll be ready to get a solid plan and, lesson plans for homeschooling, prepared for the school year. Even if your plan is loose, or you intend to utilize Unschooling or child-led learning, it’s still a plan, and you can make the most of it.Read More