Homeschool parents recognize that there is more to education than academic subjects. Charlotte Mason was careful to ground the teacher's understanding in the moral responsibility of training children. This episode addresses moral development in the child and how to foster it through authority, habits, and the living ideas children are served in the curriculum.
Charlotte Mason's short synopsis of the main points of her educational method is useful to homeschool and classroom teachers. This episode continues through this "synopsis," moving beyond philosophical foundations to determining the curriculum and how implementing it is best accomplished.