There are certain poems that just thrill the soul with their rhythm and the incredible pictures they paint upon the wild canvas of imagination. Charlotte Mason, in her second volume, tells us this, "What kind of poems should be selected for our children? " They must grow up upon the best. There must never be a period in their lives when they … [Read more...]
The Charlotte Mason method is based on Charlotte’s firm belief that the child is a person and we must educate that whole person, not just his mind.
Charlotte Mason's Student Motto:
"I am, I can, I ought, I will."
"I am, I can, I ought, I will." This was the motto she gave us. I am a human being, one of God's children; I can do right by my fellowmen and by myself; I ought so to do and God help me, I will so do. Is this not a great message she has given us? - Michael A. E. Franklin, one of Charlotte Mason's students
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