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Episode 2: Consistency and a Charlotte Mason Education

Today’s guest, author Jessica Ptomey, PhD, will explain the importance of Consistency in a Catholic Homeschool and how Charlotte Mason's methods provide the daily disciplines and habits to achieve a long-term vision for your children’s education. 

Jessica’s blog and podcast: http://jessicaptomey.com/

Charlotte Mason’s six-book series, free online: https://amblesideonline.org/CM/toc.html

Beauty in the Word, by Stratford Caldecott: https://www.circeinstitute.org/store/books/beauty-word-rethinking-foundations-education

(John Senior quote on the prerequisite education for grasping the Great Books, is found on p. 119 of Beauty in the Word)

Consider This: Charlotte Mason and the Classical Tradition, by Karen Glass: http://www.karenglass.net/

Know and Tell, by Karen Glass:

https://www.amazon.com/Know-Tell-Narration-Karen-Glass/dp/1983560189

Cindy Rollins’ podcast, The Mason Jarwww.meremotherhood.com/the-mason-jar-podcast

Jessica Ptomey on The Journey Home, with Marcus Grodi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zltIDGlyQ0c

Julia Carney’s Poem, “Little Things”: https://www.famlii.com/little-things-poem-julia-carney/

 

Today’s Short Feature:

Dan Louzonis, from Einstein Blueprinthttps://www.einsteinblueprint.com/

John Louzonis: https://kidsgetrich.com/book

 

Episode 1: Busting Myths about Homeschooling

Is it crazy to homeschool your children? Some people think that homeschoolers are weird and antisocial, that their kids have no friends, and that they spend the whole day in their pajamas! In today’s episode, homeschooling expert, Mary Ellen Barret, debunks the most common myths and reveals one common belief that is actually true!

Mary Ellen’s Blog: Tales From the Bonny Blue House

Alice Gunther’s book: Haystack Full of Needles: A Catholic Home Educator’s Guide to Socialization

Seton Home Study School: https://www.setonhome.org/

Mary Ellen’s Columns at AmazingCatechists.com: http://amazingcatechists.com/author/mebarrett/