Ideas and Books: The Means of Education


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Author: Charlotte Mason
Series: Charlotte Mason Topics – Vol. 3
Paperback: 80 pages
Publisher: Simple Pleasures Press
Released: August 27th, 2015
ISBN-10: 1508964696
ISBN-13: 978-1508964698
Foreword: Deborah Taylor-Hough
List Price: $6.99

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ABOUT THE BOOK

Book Number Three in the Charlotte Mason Topics series is a compilation of Mason’s teachings on the place of Ideas and Books in the education of children. Mason’s teachings on the topic of education required six large volumes to cover. This book makes it simple for homeschooling parents or others interested in Charlotte Mason’s teachings to find exactly what they need to learn about Charlotte Mason’s thoughts on ideas and books.

To read an excerpt, go here:  Charlotte Mason on “Ideas”


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

The teachings and philosophies of Charlotte Mason, a British educator from the last century, are currently experiencing a revival, especially among American private and home schools.  Mason’s educational ideas were originally used by governesses in England to educate the children in their charge.  Eventually, schools based on her philosophies sprung up throughout England, and her original training school became a college to supply teachers for the Parents’ Union Schools throughout the world.

Mason developed a lifetime love of learning in her students by actively engaging children firsthand with nature, literature, science, history, art, music, and avoiding dumbed-down materials — what she referred to as twaddle — as much as possible.

The content of Ideas and Books:  The Method of Education was compiled and adapted by Deborah Taylor-Hough, long time homeschooling mother of three, author of A Twaddle-Free Education: An Introduction to Charlotte Mason’s Timeless Educational Ideas, and editor of the Charlotte Mason eMagazine.


CONTENTS INCLUDE:

  • An Educational Manifesto
  • What is an Idea?
  • The Role of the Educator
  • The Matter and Method of Lessons
  • An Adequate Theory of Education
  • School-books and Education
  • How to Use School-books
  • The Love of Knowledge
  • … and more!

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