Mar 23, 2023
The question is not,––how much does the youth know? when he hasCharlotte Mason,...
finished his education––but how much does he care? and about how
many orders of things does he care? In fact, how large is the room in
which he finds his feet set? and, therefore, how full is the life he has
Mar 9, 2023
…what if the devitalisation we notice in so many of our young
people, keen about games but dead to things of the mind, is due
to the processes carried on in our schools, to our plausible and
pleasant ways of picturing, eliciting, demonstrating, illustrating,
summarising, doing all those things for children which they...
Feb 23, 2023
Let us consider carefully what feelings we wish to stimulate or repress in our children, and then, having made up our minds, let us say nothing.Charlotte Mason, Parents and Children
Feb 9, 2023
Stories….of the amusements, foibles, and virtues of children in their own condition of life, leave nothing to the imagination. The children know all about everything so well that it never occurs to them to play at the situations in any one of these tales, or even to read it twice over. But let them have tales of the...
Jan 26, 2023
Though system is highly useful as an instrument of education, a ‘system of education’ is mischievous, as producing only mechanical action instead of the vital growth and movement of a living being.Charlotte Mason, Home Education, Vol. 1