Beyond the books, what are some tools that are useful in putting history into living color for a child? At what age should we begin to use a timeline, or should we use a timeline at all? How do we implement the book of centuries? Listen in as we wrestle with some of the things that make history lessons come alive.
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If you would like to study along with us, here are some passages from The Home Education Series and other Parent's Review articles that would be helpful for this episode's topic. You may also read the series online here, or get the free Kindle version from Fisher Academy.
Home Education (Volume 1), pg. 292
Towards a Philosophy of Education (Volume 6), pg. 177
Miss Beale's Parents' Review Article on "The Teaching of Chronology"
Parents' Review Article on making and keeping a Book of Centuries
The Living Page, Laurie Bestvater
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Laurie Bestvater's Book of Centuries
Another Book of Centuries from Riverbend Press
Bernau's Article on the Book of Centuries With much gratitude to the Charlotte Mason Institute for making this PDF available
Beale's Article on the Teaching of Chronology With much gratitude to the Charlotte Mason Institute for making this PDF available
H.B.'s Article on the Teaching of History With much gratitude to the Charlotte Mason Institute for making this PDF available
Biggar's Article on How to Make a Century Chart With much gratitude to the Charlotte Mason Institute for making this PDF available