Category Planning Your Charlotte Mason Education

A simple 5-step process to help you design a plan that works for your family, plus lots of practical tips and ideas to help your homeschool run smoothly.

Homeschool Schedule Project Week

A Project Week Idea

When my children were younger, we would always run out of time to do hands-on projects. By the time we got out all the materials and cleared a space for the activity, we had about ten minutes to work on…

Charlotte Mason Method Student Skills

Working with Your Student’s Skills

I enjoy watching The Great British Baking Show. The challenges, the creativity, and the camaraderie all combine to make it a pleasant diversion. But I have to be careful, because sometimes I get carried away with the success of some…

Charlotte Mason Homeschool Helping Student Focus Pay Attention

When Your Student Mentally Checks Out

We’ve all seen those looks: the glazed-over eyes, the dulled expressions, the partly-concealed yawns. Let’s face it, sometimes our children just “check out” during the school day. What is a homeschool parent to do? Charlotte Mason gave great advice for…

Charlotte Mason Homeschool High School Scheduling

Scheduling with a High Schooler in the Mix

As homeschoolers, educating a child through the high school years is going to look different from a typical high school classroom situation. Most high schools are concerned with one thing: getting the course work done. But a Charlotte Mason-style home…

SCM Answers Your Questions videos

More Video Q & A

Thousands of you have enjoyed our free video resource, SCM Answers Your Questions. We’re glad those short, informal recordings have been encouraging. And we thought it might be helpful to add some more videos to the series, answering more of…