Basic Mainstays: Homeschooling through High School the CM Way, part 1

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Basic Mainstays: Homeschooling through High School the CM Way, part 1

High School. Maybe it’s the name. Maybe it’s the emphasis our culture seems to place on its importance. Maybe it’s the expectations that we carry from our own past experiences. Whatever the cause, it seems like many factors can contribute to a sense of intimidation when we think of teaching “high school.” Then, along with […]

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Details by Subject: Homeschooling through High School the CM Way, part 2

Last week we talked about the methods that remain consistent through high school when approached the Charlotte Mason way: a wide variety of subjects, living books, and narration. This week let’s take a closer look at specific subjects. It appears from our research that Charlotte outlined the following subjects for the high school years: math, […]

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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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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 […]

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