YCharlotte Mason Study Guideears ago, I was an unconventional, creative classroom teacher. Then as a parent, I became a home educator with strong leanings toward delayed academics and unschooling–with a smattering of unit studies. For the past ten years [make that over 20 years now], I’ve been sold on the Charlotte Mason approach to education.


charlottemason…Today, Charlotte Mason’s ideas are making a comeback in homeschool circles. I would like to share some of Charlotte’s education philosophy–ideas that are just as pertinent to home educators today as they were a hundred years ago.


This article first appeared in Home Education Magazine, Summer 2004. Find the rest of the article in the Charlotte Mason Study Guide.