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My Introduction to Charlotte Mason’s Educational Ideas

As time goes by, I’ve come to appreciate the numerous methods Charlotte Mason used with her students. But when I first became acquainted with the name Charlotte Mason, I really wasn’t aware of many of the details.

As I think many of us can attest, I was initially drawn to Charlotte Mason’s ideas after reading Susan Schaeffer MaCauley’s book, For the Children’s Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School (referred to on this web-page as: FTCS). This gentle, insightful book opened my eyes to the joy that I could find within our family and our homeschooling endeavors. I’ve read and re-read FTCS many time, and each time it refreshes my soul and restores my vision for what homeschooling can be about. Continue reading