SS #20: Mothers, Don’t Let Your Methods Grow up to Be Systems (with Karen Glass)

We are thrilled to have our friend Karen Glass on the show today. Karen is the author of Consider This: Charlotte Mason and the Classical Tradition, and also the brain behind Mind to Mind, an abridgment of Charlotte Mason’s sixth volume. Karen Glass is part of the Advisory of AmblesideOnline. She has four children, ages 12 to 26, who have been homeschooled using Charlotte Mason’s methods from beginning to end. She has been studying and writing about Charlotte Mason and Classical Education for over twenty years.

In today’s episode, Karen, Mystie, and Brandy discuss the difference between methods and systems as well as the relationship between principles and practices.

Thank you to our sponsor:

This episode is sponsored by Start Here. When Charlotte Mason was trying to distill her educational philosophy into its simplest form, she ended up with 20 core principles, the distinctives of her philosophy. Offering a variety of reading assignments on these subjects, and discussion questions meant to help you dig deeply, Start Here is a comprehensive guide to the big ideas governing Charlotte Mason’s philosophy. Just head on over to the Afterthoughts Shop and use the discount code sisters to get 15% off at checkout.

Listen to the podcast:

Show Notes:

Please leave us a review in iTunes!

If you don’t know how to do that, click here for illustrated instructions.

Want to ask an upcoming Nitty Gritty Homeschool Question?

We now have two options! Go fill out this handy little form OR leave a voicemail and your question might be featured on a future episode of the show!

Similar Posts