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For Parents and Student
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Charlotte Mason Reviewed by Jenny King*
Jenny King was a student of Charlotte Mason at her teacher training college in Ambleside, England. Charlotte Mason Reviewed a very condensed but excellent introduction to the ideas of Charlotte Mason.
For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay*
For the Children’s Sake the book that re-introduced Charlotte Mason to the post-modern world. Written by the daughter of Christian writer, philosopher, and founder of L’Abri Fellowships, Francis Schaeffer.
When Children Love to Learn edited by Elaine Cooper
Contributors to this work include Jack Beckman, Bobby Scott, Susan Schaeffer Macaulay and Maryellen St. Cyr. Mrs. St. Cyr founded Ambleside Schools International. Illustrations and examples of student work in this book are by Ambleside students.
Any titles in the Home Education Series (6 Vol. Set) by C.Mason
A priceless collection of Charlotte Mason’s original writings that started a quiet little revolution in education. Written in Victorian English, these texts are challenging for most modern readers, but life-changing.
Hints On Child Training by H. Clay Trumbull
While this book is not explicitly related to Charlotte Mason, it contains some of the same ideas and insights for parents that Charlotte Mason valued, particularly parents of pre-school age children. It is certainly worthy to be mentioned as a resource for those who want to implement the ideas of a living education with their children at home.
The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place by Andy Crouch
Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old by Joseph Allen, Claudia Worrell Allen
The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups by Leonard Sax
*Either book meets the reading requirement for parents and teachers as a part of the student or teacher application process.
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