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57: Discussion of Ch 26
Dec 2 • 47 min
56: Reading of Ch 26 - The Eternal Child
Nov 25 • 20 min
Chapter XXVI -The Eternal Child Children necessary to Christmas Joy - Every Babe bears an Evangel - A Child is Humble - Humility not Relative, but Absolute - Children do not make Self-depreciatory Remarks - Humility Unconscious of Self - The Christian…
55: Discussion of Ch 25
Nov 18 • 53 min
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54: Reading of Ch 25 - The Great Recognition Required Of Parents
Nov 11 • 23 min
Chapter XXV -The Great Recognition Required Of Parents Ruskin on the 'Vaulted Book.' - The Seven Natural Sciences - Education not Religious and Secular - The Great Recognition - Knowledge, like Virtue, Divine - Science, Art and Poetry 'by the Spirit.' -…
53: Discussion of Ch 24
Nov 4 • 68 min
52: Reading of Ch 24 - Whence and Whither, Part 2, Whither?
Oct 28 • 21 min
Chapter XXIV - Whence and Whither - Part 2, Whither? Physical and Psychical Evolutions - The Greatness of Children - Wisdom, the Recognition of Relations - Wisdom increases; Intelligence does not - Differences in Men - Ignorance is not Impotence - All…
51: Discussion of Ch 23
Oct 21 • 57 min
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50: Reading of Ch 23 - Whence and Whither, Part 1, Whence?
Oct 14 • 16 min
Chapter XXIII - Whence and Whither - Part 1, Whence? Progress of the Parents' National Educational Union - Its Importance - The Legacy of the Past - Children Responsible Persons - Now, we are not Sure - Intellectual Labour of the Child's First Year -…
49: Discussion of Ch 22
Oct 7 • 52 min
Reformatted Chapter (Q&A form)
48: Reading of Ch 22 - A Catechism Of Educational Theory
Sep 30 • 26 min
Chapter XXII - A Catechism of Educational Theory Character an Achievement - Origin of Conduct - Means of Modifying Disposition - Genesis of a Habit - Correction of Bad Habit - But not for Children of Educated Parents - Conduct depends on Unconscious…
47: Discussion of Ch 21
Sep 23 • 52 min
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46: Reading of Ch 21 - A Scheme of Educational Theory Proposed to Parents
Sep 16 • 16 min
Chapter XXI - A Scheme of Educational Theory Proposed to Parents Each Class in Society should have its Ideal - Poor Children need a Vocabulary - Children of Educated Parents do not - This, true of Imagination - The Development of Faculties Important for…
45: Discussion of Ch 20
Sep 9 • 42 min
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44: Reading of Ch 20 - Show, Cause, Why
Sep 2 • 23 min
Chapter XX - Show Cause Why We have been asking, Why?––Tom goes to School to get a good place in Class––Tom passes his 'Exams.'––So do the Girls––The Tendency of Grind––No Choice as to the Matter or Manner of Studies––Tyranny of Competitive Examination…
43: Discussion of Ch 19
Aug 26 • 49 min
Children's Lies by G. Stanley Hall, published in The American Journal of Psychology Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan., 1890), pp. 59-70 (12 pages)
42: Reading of Ch 19 - What is Truth?
Aug 19 • 18 min
Chapter XIX - What is Truth? We are as a Nation Losing and Gaining in Truthfulness - The Child a Human Being, perhaps at his Best - In the Matter of Lying: Two Theories - A Child is Born without Virtue or Vice - Lying is not Elemental, but Secondary and…
41: Discussion of Ch 18
Aug 12 • 54 min
40: Reading of Ch 18 - Sensations and Feelings
Aug 5 • 26 min
Chapter XVIII - Sensations and Feelings Reflected sensations - Open-air Memories should be Stored - Memories of Delight a Source of Physical Well-Being and of Mental Restoration - Sensations and Feelings Distinguished - The Feelings should be Objective,…
39: Discussion of Ch 17
Jul 29 • 62 min
38: Discussion of Ch 16
Jul 22 • 66 min
37: Reading of Ch 17 - Sensations and Feelings
Jul 15 • 26 min
Chapter XVII - Sensations and Feelings Common Sense - Origin of Sensations - Sensations should be treated as of Objective Interest - Object-Lessons in Disfavour - A Baby's Object-Lesson - Nature's Teaching - Education of the Senses - Advantages of Home…
36: Reading of Ch 16 - Discipline
Jun 24 • 20 min
Chapter XVI - Discipline Discipline is not Punishment - A Method is not a System - A Wise Passiveness - Punishment by Consequences - Children rather Enjoy Punishments - Heroism in Bearing Penalties - Wrongdoing followed by its own Penalties - Punishment…
35: Discussion of Ch 15
Jun 17 • 51 min
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34: Discussion of Ch 14
Jun 10 • 50 min
33: Reading of Ch 15 - Is It Possible?
Jun 3 • 35 min
Chapter XV - Is It Possible? A Moral Crisis - We, too, Love our Brother - The 'Idol of Size' - Cui Bono? - Can Character be Changed? - The Question of the Age - The Essential Miracle - The Honest Sceptic - The Vicious by Inheritance - The Vicious by…
32: Reading of Ch 14 - Parents are Concerned to Give the Heroic Impulse
May 27 • 17 min
Chapter XIV - Parents are Concerned to Give the Heroic Impulse Heroic Poetry Inspires to Noble Living - Beowulf, our English Ulysses - Beowulf is Prudent and Patient - 'Have Patience of thy Woes' - 'I Swore no False Oaths.' - 'Bear thyself Well.' - The…
31: Discussion of Ch 13
May 20 • 81 min
Charlotte Mason's review of Eleven Sermons on Faith, with a preface by Rev H. C. Beeching. You can find a copy of the sermons from CharlotteMasonPoetry.com
30: Discussion of Ch 12
May 13 • 55 min
Charlotte Mason's review of Education from a National Standpoint by Alfred Foullee, translated by W. J. Greenstreet You can find a copy of the book here.Sponsored By:Rooted Childhood: Rooted Childhood is a seasonal collection of handicrafts and ways to…
29: Reading of Ch 13 - Faith and Duty (Review) - Man lives by Faith, Godward and Manward
May 6 • 24 min
Chapter XIII - Faith and Duty (Reviews): Man lives by Faith, Godward and Manward Things 'Sacred' and Things 'Secular' an Irreligious Classification - All Intercourse of Thought Belongs to the Realm of ideas - It is Obvious and Natural that the Father of…
28: Reading of Ch 12 - Faith and Duty (Review) - Claims of Philosophy as an Instrument of Education
Apr 29 • 24 min
Chapter XII - Faith and Duty (Reviews): Claims of Philosophy as an Instrument of Education English Educational Thoughts tends towards Naturalism - Madame de Staël upon Locke - Our Educational Efforts lack Definite Aim - We are on the Verge of Chaos - But…
27: Discussion of Ch 11
Apr 22 • 57 min
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26: Discussion of Ch 10
Apr 15 • 53 min
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25: Reading of Ch 11 - Faith and Duty (Review) - Parents as Teachers of Morals
Apr 11 • 30 min
Chapter XI - Faith and Duty (Reviews): Parents as Teachers of Morals 'Laws of nature and ways of men' - The moral instruction of children - No infallible sense of 'ought' - The Bible a classic literature - The Bible tabooed in 'education' - A mother's…
24: Reading of Ch 10 - Bible Lessons: Parents as Instructors in Religion
Apr 8 • 15 min
Chapter X - Bible Lessons: Parents as Instructors in Religion Sunday Schools are necessary - But educated parents should instruct their children in religion - An Australian outcome of the Parents' Union - Parents are the fit instructors - Report of a…
23: Discussion of Ch 9
Apr 1 • 58 min
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22: Discussion of Ch 8, Part 2
Mar 25 • 45 min
21: Discussion of Ch 8, Part 1
Mar 18 • 47 min
20: Reading of Ch 9 - The Culture of Character: The Treatment of Defects
Mar 14 • 17 min
Chapter IX – The Culture of Character: The Treatment of Defects The ultimate object of education – ‘The defects of their qualities’ – Children with a defect – A malicious child – Special treatment – Moral ailments need prompt attention – Automatic…
19: Reading of Ch 8 - The Culture of Character: Parents as Trainers
Mar 11 • 25 min
Chapter VIII – The Culture of Character: Parents as Trainers How far does heredity count? – For education, children want only opportunity – An experiment in art education – Character is an achievement – Two ways of preserving sanity – The Plausible…
18: Discussion of Ch 7
Mar 4 • 57 min
MATURE CONTENT ALERT - The Wire, season 4, episode 7 - Teacher uses dice to teach math/statistics/probability Pushing yourself to your highest potential - getting into med school - Weight Loss for Busy Physicians…
17: Reading of Ch 7 - The Parent as Schoolmaster
Feb 25 • 15 min
Chapter 7 - The Parent as Schoolmaster 'The schoolmaster will make him sit up!' - Why this, left to the schoolmaster - His successes, with children who have been trained at home - The habits of school-life are mechanical - Mental 'sprawling' exemplified…
16: Discussion of Ch 6
Feb 18 • 57 min
In which we sit down and discuss Chapter 6
15: Reading of Ch 6 - Parents as Inspirers: Primal Ideas derived from Parents
Feb 11 • 18 min
Ch 6 - Parents as Inspirers: Primal Ideas derived from Parents The chief thing we have to do - Two ideas of God fitting for children - 'We outh to work slowly up through the human side'; why not? - Logical certainty and moral right - The conscientious Jew…
14: Discussion of Ch 5
Feb 4 • 50 min
Do we really become more conservative with age? - The Guardian Do children take their parents' beliefs? - The Atlantic Millennials affected majorly by the Great Recession of 2008 - CNN Incident between teen in MAGA hat and Native American with drum -…
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Jan 8 • 3 min
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12: Reading of Ch 5 - Parents as Inspirers: The Things of the Spirit
Dec 31, 2018 • 16 min
Chapter 5 - Parents as Inspirers: The Things of the Spirit Parents, revealers of God to their children - They have to fortify them against doubt - Three ways - The first, unfair - 'Evidences' are not proofs - The outlook upon current thought - 'Freewill'…
11: Discussion of Ch 4, Part 2
Dec 27, 2018 • 41 min
This is Part 2 of the discussion of Chapter 4. We jump right in where we left off in the last episode, so if you haven't listened to episode 10 yet, you should do so now so you aren't lost and confused. Per usual, but we're blaming the holiday maddness…
10: Discussion of Ch 4, Part 1
Dec 24, 2018 • 37 min
This is Part 1 of the discussion of Chapter 4. We are quite long winded, so we figured cutting us off close to halfway would be good for everyone. Dating a few people: 1842-1923 - Charlotte Mason 1746-1827 - Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi 1782-1852 -…
9: Reading of Ch 4 - Parents as Inspirers: The Life of the Mind grows upon Ideas
Dec 20, 2018 • 20 min
Chapter 4 - Parents as Inspirers: The Life of the Mind Grows upon Ideas Summary of preceding chapter – Educational conceptions of the past – Pestalozzi's theory – Froebel's theory – The kindergarten a vital conception – But science is changing front – Is…
8: Discussion of Ch 3
Dec 17, 2018 • 55 min
Adolf Monod (wiki) French clergyman Charlotte Mason's works in Modern English - Parents & Children ch 3 "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that…
7: Reading of Ch 3 - Parents as Inspirers: Children must be born again into the Life of Intelligence
Dec 13, 2018 • 16 min
Chapter 3 - Parents as Inspirers: Children must be born again into the Life of Intelligence Parents owe a second birth to their children — Science supports this contention — Processes and methods of this second birth — Dr. Maudsley on heredity —…
6: Discussion of Ch 2
Dec 9, 2018 • 57 min
Bible – Moses 10 Commandments broken tablets – Exodus 32:15-20 shining face – Exodus 34:1, 29-35 King Lear summary King Lear long quote – Act 1, Scene 4, Lines 268 – 283 It may be so, my lord. Hear, nature, hear; dear goddess, hear! Suspend thy purpose,…
5: Reading of Ch 2 - Parents as Rulers
Dec 6, 2018 • 15 min
Chapter 2: Parents as Rulers The family government an absolute monarchy — The rule of parents cannot be deputed — Causes which lead to the abdication of parents — The majesty of parenthood — Children a public trust and a divine trust — The limitations and…
4: Discussion of the Preface and Ch 1 - The Family
Dec 3, 2018 • 54 min
Chapter 1: The Family Rousseau succeeded in arousing parents — The family a commune — The family must be social — The family must serve poorer neighbours — The family must serve the nation — The Divine order for the family as regards other nations - The…
3: Reading of the Preface to Parents & Children and Chapter 1
Nov 28, 2018 • 19 min
The Preface is to the Third Edition of Parents and Children. It is a collection of essays that appeared in the Parent's Review, a publication by the Parents' National Education Union (PNEU), published in this form in 1904. Chapter 1: The Family Rousseau…
2: Reading of the Preface to the Home Education Series
Nov 25, 2018 • 15 min
The Preface to the Home Education series appears in all six of Charlotte Mason's works. It outlines why she wrote the books, as well as laying out her 18 principles. We will not be discussing the Preface at this time. Later, when we somewhat know what…
1: How we found Charlotte Mason
Nov 21, 2018 • 21 min
Our inaugural episode where we talk about why we homeschool, how we found Charlotte Mason, education philosophy, what we are trying to do with our podcast