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A Charlotte Mason Education – Charlotte Mason, the Woman

It is important that we understand the backdrop – to know and understand the time in which Miss Mason lived so that we can fully appreciate her work. Her material is incredibly relevant to today’s society yet it was not written specifically for our era. Charlotte Mason was born in Bangor, England in January, 1842. She died in January, 1923. Her parents mainly educated her while at home until both parents left her orphaned at the age of sixteen. Miss Mason was an innovative educator who developed a unique approach to education. She loved all children and had a true concern for them. Education was very different in Miss Mason’s era. The 3 R’s were the mainstay of the curriculum, strict discipline, rote memory work were all the hall marks of education in that era. Charlotte Mason believed that all children should have access to a broad, liberal education and to be allowed to reach their full potential. Continue reading

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