Home Education Series Vol. I: Home Education


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This is the first volume in the Home Education Series detailing Charlotte Mason's method of education. This volume is subtitled: The Education of Children under Nine Years of Age. The series is used today by many homeschoolers around the globe and is considered a classic reference by the founder of the homeschooling movement. Volume 1 of 6. - Summary by rachelrw (11 hr 50 min)

Chapters

Preface to the Home Education Series 14:06 Read by rachelrw
Preface to the Fourth Edition 4:15 Read by rachelrw
Part 1: Some Preliminary Considerations 9:45 Read by rachelrw
Part 1 Chapter 1: A Method of Education 9:41 Read by Hayley Azar
Part 1 Chapter 2: The Child's Estate 4:56 Read by Hayley Azar
Part 1 Chapter 3: Offending the Children 9:04 Read by Lisa A.
Part 1 Chapter 4: Despising the Children 4:25 Read by Lisa A.
Part 1 Chapter 5: Hindering the Children 2:32 Read by Lisa A.
Part 1 Chapter 6: Conditions of Healthy Brain-Activity 28:33 Read by Mary Beth Shaw
Part 1 Chapter 7: 'The Reign of Law' in Education 6:27 Read by Mary Beth Shaw
Part 2 Chapter 1: A Growing Time 7:07 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Part 2 Chapter 2: 'Sight-Seeing' 4:47 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Part 2 Chapter 3: 'Picture-Painting' 6:28 Read by Amy Bodkin
Part 2 Chapter 4: Flowers and Trees 9:41 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Part 2 Chapter 5: 'Living Creatures' 12:36 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Part 2 Chapter 6: Field-Lore and Naturalists' Books 5:53 Read by Julena Goodell
Part 2 Chapter 7: The Child gets Knowledge by Means of His Senses 9:37 Read by Julia Ward
Part 2 Chapter 8: The Child Should be Made Familiar with Natural Objects 4:44 Read by Julia Ward
Part 2 Chapter 9: Out-of-Door Geography 11:48 Read by Lisa A.
Part 2 Chapter 10: The Child and Mother Nature 4:35 Read by John Demetre
Part 2 Chapter 11: Out-of-Door Games 10:41 Read by John Demetre
Part 2 Chapter 12: Walks in Bad Weather 8:01 Read by Layla Montipay
Part 2 Chapter 13: 'Red Indian' Life 8:34 Read by Deborah Balm
Part 2 Chapter 14: The Children Require Country Air 5:56 Read by THBosc
Part 3 Chapter 1: Education Based Upon Natural Law 3:18 Read by Mary Beth Shaw
Part 3 Chapter 2: Children Have no Self-Compelling Power 5:27 Read by Laura Witten
Part 3 Chapter 3: What is 'Nature' 10:11 Read by Laura Witten
Part 3 Chapter 4: Habit May Supplant 'Nature' 6:13 Read by Laura Witten
Part 3 Chapter 5: The Laying Down of Lines of Habit 8:08 Read by Lisa A.
Part 3 Chapter 6: The Physiology of Habit 13:28 Read by Lisa A.
Part 3 Chapter 7: The Forming of a Habit---'Shut the Door After You' 12:46 Read by Patrick Saville
Part 3 Chapter 8: Infant 'Habits' 15:00 Read by Melissa Perry
Part 3 Chapter 9: Physical Exercises 4:47 Read by Lisa A.
Part 4: Some Habits of Mind---Some Moral Habits 4:43 Read by AbbyJay
Part 4 Chapter 1: The Habit of Attention 24:49 Read by Laura Witten
Part 4 Chapter 2: The Habits of Application, Etc. 1:37 Read by Mary Beth Shaw
Part 4 Chapter 3: The Habit of Thinking 2:56 Read by Mary Beth Shaw
Part 4 Chapter 4: The Habit of Imagining 6:27 Read by Laura Witten
Part 4 Chapter 5: The Habit of Remembering 10:05 Read by boatharbor
Part 4 Chapter 6: The Habit of Perfect Execution 3:14 Read by Patrick Saville
Part 4 Chapter 7: Some Moral Habits 7:19 Read by DrPGould
Part 4 Chapter 8: Truthfulness, Etc. 9:24 Read by boatharbor
Part 5 Chapter 1: The Matter and Method of Lessons 18:32 Read by boatharbor
Part 5 Chapter 2: The Kindergarten as a Place of Education 7:29 Read by boatharbor
Part 5 Chapter 3: Further Considerations of the Kindergarten 36:25 Read by boatharbor
Part 5 Chapter 4: Reading 14:41 Read by Jael Baldwin
Part 5 Chapter 5: The First Reading Lesson 13:02 Read by Amy Bodkin
Part 5 Chapter 6: Reading by Sight and by Sound 16:12 Read by Amy Bodkin
Part 5 Chapter 7: Recitation 9:36 Read by Patrick Saville
Part 5 Chapter 8: Reading for Older Children 8:06 Read by Aaron M. Lebowitz
Part 5 Chapter 9: The Art of Narrating 5:34 Read by Lisa A.
Part 5 Chapter 10: Writing 8:47 Read by Lisa A.
Part 5 Chapter 11: Transcription 4:22 Read by Lisa A.
Part 5 Chapter 12: Spelling and Dictation 5:50 Read by Lisa A.
Part 5 Chapter 13: Composition 8:20 Read by Lisa A.
Part 5 Chapter 14: Bible Lessons 10:26 Read by Jael Baldwin
Part 5 Chapter 15: Arithmetic 21:47 Read by THBosc
Part 5 Chapter 16: Natural Philosophy 15:07 Read by THBosc
Part 5 Chapter 17: Geography 15:02 Read by THBosc
Part 5 Chapter 18: History 29:02 Read by DrPGould
Part 5 Chapter 19: Grammar 10:37 Read by Jequetta Renee Kay
Part 5 Chapter 20: French 13:22 Read by Vicki Hibbins
Part 5 Chapter 21: Pictorial Art, Etc. 17:15 Read by John Demetre
Part 6 Chapter 1: The Will 22:24 Read by Lisa A.
Part 6 Chapter 2: The Conscience 22:05 Read by Lisa A.
Part 6 Chapter 3: The Divine Life in the Child 22:07 Read by Lisa A.

Reviews

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(5 stars)

Thank you to all who worked on the Home Education Project. You all did a fantastic job and helped provide access to a wonderful resource for parents who are wanting to know about Charlotte Mason’s philosophy.

excellent


(5 stars)

a "must read" book to be read yearly. So much better to listen once or twice to the whole before entering into a slower more detailed reading of the whole.

love Miss Mason style education, this adds so much


(5 stars)

Being an avid reader and practicing her education methods I so appreciate being able to brush up on her readings while running errands, working out or just reading along in the book.

Thoughtful Insights


(5 stars)

Wonderful book if you are considering homeschooling your children. Great insights on how young children learn outside the school house setting.


(5 stars)

Thank you so much for recording this… What a treasure! Reading as well done and the material so important to present to the public.


(4.5 stars)

Good overview of CM's theory. The audio is hard to listen to at points, but I appreciate the work others have done.


(5 stars)

Charlotte Mason is a wealth of information and its such a pleasure to hear her words read!!

Easy to follow, timeless insight about education


(4 stars)