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Getting Started in Homeschooling free e-book

Free Homeschool Book: Getting Started, part 6

We promised a little surprise this week and here it is: We are pleased to offer you this free book, Getting Started in Homeschooling. All the information from this Getting Started article series, plus more helpful material, is collected into this one convenient and encouraging book. Download your free copy of Getting Started in Homeschooling, […]

Getting started homeschooling

Hands-On Methods the CM Way: Getting Started, part 4

When I first heard about the Charlotte Mason Method, I envisioned my children and me sitting on the couch, reading wonderful books together and smiling. Well, we have done a lot of reading—and a lot of smiling—with the wonderful books. But over the years I have learned that there is much more to the Charlotte […]

Getting started with homeschooling

Basic Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Skills: Getting Started, part 3

Don’t you love it when you can take just a couple of basic ideas, combine them with a couple of skills, and use them to accomplish a lot? Take sewing, for example. The basic ideas to keep in mind for general sewing are (1) allow 5/8″ from the edge of the fabric to the seam, […]

Getting started homeschooling

Where Do You Get Your Homeschool Advice? Getting Started, part 2

Our family has been cooking and serving some meals for large groups lately. That’s a new adventure for us—not the cooking part, the “for large groups” part. So we’ve been scouring the Internet for helpful tips, ideas, and recipes. Along the way we’ve discovered an important principle: Always know who is giving you advice. If […]

The Way of the Will: A Charlotte Mason Personal Calendar Journal

The Way of the Will Calendar Journal

We hope you’re enjoying the articles in the “Way of the Will” series. Charlotte had so many very practical insights and tips for parents! We’re happy to announce that our new calendar journal, The Way of the Will, is now available. The articles from The Way of the Will 2010–2011 calendar journal are now available […]

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Individualizing Your High School: Homeschooling through High School the CM Way, part 4

Joe has always been gifted at playing the piano. He is currently practicing several hours a day in preparation for a national competition. Katie loves digital photography. Several of her photos have been featured in wildlife magazines, and she’s hoping to go on an expedition this fall. Gabe contracted a long-term illness a couple of […]

Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation & Epistles: A Family Study Handbook

New Middle Ages Handbook and Two Bible Studies

We hope you’ve been enjoying the series on homeschooling through high school the CM way. We are interrupting this series because we know many of you have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of three new products, and we thought you would want to know that they are here! Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation & Epistles Handbook […]

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Grades and Transcripts: Homeschooling through High School the CM Way, part 3

When facing the high school years, one foundational tenet, especially, of the Charlotte Mason Method seems to befuddle parents: no grades. How can our child graduate without a grade point average? we wonder. Don’t colleges look at grades when considering a student for acceptance? Can we issue a diploma without grades or a transcript? While […]

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