Charlotte M. Mason

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Charlotte M. Mason



Charlotte Mason, a renowned British educator, lived during the turn of the 20th century. She turned the idea of education being something of utilitarian necessity into an approach based upon living ideas. She believed that education is "an atmosphere, a discipline, a life" and a "science of relations." Her methods are embraced around the world today, especially among the homeschool community. ...more

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Home Education (Original Ho...

4.52 avg rating — 1,284 ratings — published 1886 — 39 editions
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The Original Homeschooling ...

4.36 avg rating — 483 ratings — published 1989 — 11 editions
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A Philosophy of Education

4.58 avg rating — 422 ratings — published 1925 — 18 editions
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Parents and Children (Origi...

4.46 avg rating — 381 ratings — published 1897 — 26 editions
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Habits: The Mother's Secret...

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4.01 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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School Education: Developin...

4.61 avg rating — 264 ratings — published 1905 — 21 editions
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Ourselves (Original Homesch...

4.54 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 1989 — 19 editions
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Formation of Character (Ori...

4.34 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 1989 — 19 editions
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The Outdoor Life of Childre...

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Elementary Geography: Full ...

4.03 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 1925 — 10 editions
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“The question is not, -- how much does the youth know? when he has 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 before him?”
Charlotte Mason, School Education: Developing A Curriculum

“Self-education is the only possible education; the rest is mere veneer laid on the surface of a child's nature.”
Charlotte Mason

“Thought breeds thought; children familiar with great thoughts take as naturally to thinking for themselves as the well-nourished body takes to growing; and we must bear in mind that growth, physical, intellectual, moral, spiritual, is the sole end of education.”
Charlotte Mason, The Original Home Schooling Series by Charlotte Mason

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