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The Story of Charlotte Mason

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Although orphaned as an only child at the age of 16 in Victorian England, Charlotte Mason went on to become an inspired and original educational reformer in the early twentieth century. She founded the Parents' National Education Union in 1887 and established 'The House of Education', a Teacher Training College for women in Ambleside in 1892. The clarity and coherence of her applied philosophy of education gave rise to a simple, straightforward and yet deeply satisfying enjoyment of learning for children of all ages and in countless homes and schools throughout the world. Yet this same approach has ongoing relevance today.

In spite of her considerable status as a remarkable and forward looking educator at the end of her life, the name of Charlotte Mason was subsequently overlooked by an increasingly secular and 'progressive' educational establishment. It seemed as if the large educational network that had grown out of her ideas disappeared like an English early morning mist when the sun rises... until a few years ago.

Now, in a number of countries, there is a widespread resurgence of interest in the ideas and methods of education developed by this exceptional woman.
Modern teachers and parents, weary from scrambling around in the wilderness of contemporary secular education, are delighting in her precepts and practices.

This biography by those who knew and loved her best, invites you to meet a unique woman who cared intensely about children, especially those most disadvantaged, and whose vision and character was spent in a life of tireless dedication 'For The Children's Sake'.

Item details

Author(s):
Essex Cholmondley
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0953807207
ISBN-13:
9780953807208
Number of pages:
306
Publisher:
Child Light
Title:
The Story of Charlotte Mason

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Although orphaned as an only child at the age of 16 in Victorian England, Charlotte Mason went on to become an inspired and original educational reformer in the early twentieth century. She founded the Parents' National Education Union in 1887 and established 'The House of Education', a Teacher Training College for women in Ambleside in 1892. The clarity and coherence of her applied philosophy of education gave rise to a simple, straightforward and yet deeply satisfying enjoyment of learning for children of all ages and in countless homes and schools throughout the world. Yet this same approach has ongoing relevance today.

In spite of her considerable status as a remarkable and forward looking educator at the end of her life, the name of Charlotte Mason was subsequently overlooked by an increasingly secular and 'progressive' educational establishment. It seemed as if the large educational network that had grown out of her ideas disappeared like an English early morning mist when the sun rises... until a few years ago.

Now, in a number of countries, there is a widespread resurgence of interest in the ideas and methods of education developed by this exceptional woman.
Modern teachers and parents, weary from scrambling around in the wilderness of contemporary secular education, are delighting in her precepts and practices.

This biography by those who knew and loved her best, invites you to meet a unique woman who cared intensely about children, especially those most disadvantaged, and whose vision and character was spent in a life of tireless dedication 'For The Children's Sake'.

Author(s):
Essex Cholmondley
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0953807207
ISBN-13:
9780953807208
Number of pages:
306
Publisher:
Child Light
Title:
The Story of Charlotte Mason

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