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Charlotte Mason Music Study Handel and Liszt

Two New Music Studies Now Available

Charlotte Mason believed that music is a necessary part of education. And not just haphazard music; she encouraged us to “Let the young people hear good music as often as possible, and that under instruction” (Formation of Character, p. 235). Now, maybe you’re not a musician and aren’t quite sure how to make that happen. […]

Charlotte Mason Homeschool Subjects: Music

Teaching Music: Subject by Subject, Part 10

Charlotte recognized that not every student would become a virtuoso, but she understood that beauty and enjoyment can be added to life by appreciating good music, singing, and learning the basics of playing music. Here’s how to approach music in a Charlotte Mason way. Music Appreciation Simply choose one composer and play his or her […]

homeschool moms discussion

Ideas, Encouragement, and Help

We have enjoyed some wonderful discussions on the SCM Forum lately. Here are some highlights that are sure to furnish you with ideas, encourage you along your homeschooling path, or give you some helpful tips. They Are Asking for Grades—What if your children ask for grades? A great discussion on how Charlotte Mason thought we […]

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