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Charlotte Mason’s Controversial Method of (Not) Teaching Composition

  |   Charlotte Mason Mondays, Curriculum, Language Arts, Lesson Plan, Teaching Elementary School, Teaching Writing   |   11 Comments

One of the most controversial of Charlotte Mason’s principles is how she viewed the teaching of composition.  For a unique but fruitful approach - keep reading Charlotte Mason on composition.   Charlotte Mason on Composition 'Composition' comes by Nature.––In fact, lessons on 'composition' should follow the model of...

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Charlotte Mason Methods and Non-traditional Learning

  |   Charlotte Mason Mondays, Hands on Activities, Language Arts, Lesson Plan, Teaching - all grades   |   No comment

How Do Your Children Learn Best? Last time we discussed Nature study as perhaps the most obvious of Charlotte Mason’s suggested activities that utilizes many senses, hence appealing more to non-traditional learners. Of course, we are talking about being outside and actually observing nature first hand,...

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