SS #34: Bling Your Pre-Reading with a Notebook Makeover (with Celeste Cruz)
Our guest today is Celeste Cruz. Celeste is the Catholic homeschooling mother of nine children ages 11 and under, blogger at Joyous Lessons, and one of the hostesses of CharlotteMasonIRL on Instagram. In this episode, Pam, Brandy, and Celeste have an in-depth conversation about transforming the chore of pre-reading for our children’s lessons into a beautiful scholé experience for Mom. They cover the technical aspects of notebooking, letting go of perfectionism, and MORE!
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- Scholé Everyday
- The Read Aloud Family by Sarah Mackenzie
- The Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease (also mentioned)
- The Lord of the Rings trilogy by JRR Tolkien
- The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien (also mentioned)
- The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis (also mentioned)
- Bandersnatch by Diana Glyer
- Topical Discussion: Bling Your Pre-Reading with a Notebook Makeover
- SS #25: To Pre-Read or Not to Pre-Read (Why Is It Even a Question?)
- Celeste’s reading journal
- School Education by Charlotte Mason (aka Volume 3)
- Flexbook Sketchbook
- SS #32: Paideia Is All Greek to Me (episode where Brandy talks about her paideia notebook)
- Augustus Caesar’s World by Genevieve Foster
- John Muir Laws videos
- Drawing with Children by Mona Brooks
- precut watercolor paper
- Frixion erasable gel pens
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