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A Delectable Education Charlotte Mason Podcast

Through twice monthly conversations, three moms who have studied the Charlotte Mason method of education and put her ideas into practice in their homes join together to share with one another for the benefit of listeners by giving explanations of Mason's principles and examples of those principles put into practice out of their own teaching experience. These short discussions aim at providing information, support, and encouragement for others by unfolding the myriad aspects.
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May 18, 2018

This Charlotte Mason education podcast episode is a group interview
with a most significant and influential person in a child's life:  the
fathers. Emily's husband, Jono Kiser, discusses with four dads
concerning their understanding, involvement, and role in the education
of their children.

May 11, 2018

Math is a worrisome subject for many Charlotte Mason educators.
Wishing to stay true to Mason's guiding principles and up to date with
current knowledge, many hesitate when choosing a curriculum. This is a candid conversation with Richele Baburina, who knows Mason's approach to mathematics, the fears modern educators face, and is knowledgeable about the latest scientific research regarding math education.

May 4, 2018

Charlotte Mason knew a child's education was secured once he entered into "living books," the heart of her educational method, and the wellspring of ideas to feed the minds of persons. This  week's podcast episode is a candid conversation about what led Emily and Liz to begin Living Books Library. Enjoy the history and be inspired to build your own collection as they rhapsodize on their favorite subject, the books, and the children who love them.

Apr 27, 2018
Charlotte Mason offered guidance on practical issues of all kinds and A Delectable Education's Q&A podcast episodes are our attempt to apply her wisdom to your own questions of understanding and practice. This week: dealing with the public library, when mother has special learning difficulties, and when a child should officially begin formal lessons are the particular questions addressed.
Apr 20, 2018

Today's Charlotte Mason podcast episode is an interview with Min Hwang, a homeschooling mom who has taken her enthusiasm for and knowledge of the Charlotte Mason method outside her own homeschooling circle to parents in traditional educational settings. You will be inspired to hear how she  shares the beauty of Ms. Mason's simple truths with parents in all walks of life that have children in public and private schools. Min's fervent love for God and trust in Mason's sound Biblical principles of parenting and educating is  bringing hope to parents in all settings. She shares practical tips for you to consider how to approach all parents with our common desire to raise children to know God, be the persons He has created them to be, and be confident in their role as parents.

Apr 13, 2018

A special interview from A Delectable Education: how does a Charlotte
Mason education work when your child has dyslexia? Mitchell Williams,
son of ADE's Nicole Williams, shares his experience as a dyslexic child about to graduate from his CM homeschool years and head out into the world.

Apr 6, 2018

Charlotte Mason's method of education was taught over a hundred years ago and A Delectable Education's podcast this week reiterates its relevance for the twenty-first century educator and student. After an introduction by Emily, Liz, and Nicole stating their reasons for
holding to Mason's philosophy, Art Middlekoff reads his own criteria
for determining which new ideas and applications are authentic to her
method and how and why to dismiss those that are not.

Mar 30, 2018

This Q&A podcast episode addresses why Charlotte Mason included Arabella Buckley's books, how a child can come to the history rotation and always be in exactly the right place, and why all advertised Charlotte Mason curriculum does not necessarily fit in her feast.

Mar 23, 2018

Charlotte Mason was concerned not only with the child's mind, but all of his person. This week's podcast episode is an interview with a new Charlotte Mason-educating mom who has deliberately considered both the beauty and function of their school area and shares abundant ideas to inspire you to enhance your children's connections with their lessons by making deliberate efforts and choices regarding the organization and appeal of the schoolroom  itself.

Mar 16, 2018
Charlotte Mason's foundational principles encompass the relationship of parent and child. This is the third part of a series of podcast episodes discussing the role of "authority and docility"  and particularly addresses the child's side of the relationship.

 

Mar 9, 2018

Charlotte Mason had much to say about parenting and this week's episode addresses the role of parents, their responsibilities, attitudes, and weaknesses. Mason was clear about the dignified office of authority in order to lead, guide, protect, and inspire our children to fulfill their role as obedient, peaceful, and joyful persons.

Mar 2, 2018

Charlotte Mason addressed parenting issues in concurrence with her
philosophy of education. This podcast episode is the first of a
three-part series on her third principle of "authority and docility."
The first portion today concerns the right view of authority in our
lives.

Feb 23, 2018

Application of Charlotte Mason's principles in many areas of life is the focus of the ADE monthly Q&A episodes. This month:  how do we manage children's extracurricular involvements, when should we expect children to gain independence with schoolwork, and are daily scheduled timetables relevant for the homeschool as much as they are used in formal classroom settings.

 

Feb 16, 2018

Charlotte Mason's educational method encompasses all of life. This
podcast episode explores the possibilities of sharing and showing love
as a family through acts of mercy and service to our neighbors near
and far through an interview with friend and Mason educating mom of
six, Vanessa Kijewski, who shares her experiences in training her
children to give.

Feb 9, 2018

This podcast episode on Charlotte Mason's method is the second part for discussion of paperwork and notebooks. In particular, Emily addresses all the things that help our children keep track of history chronology, and Liz and Nicole share ways they have managed the organization of papers and notebooks throughout the years.

Feb 2, 2018

This Charlotte Mason education podcast focuses on the papers, the recordings, and drawings--all the reproductions of knowledge in the making. In particular, Liz, Nicole, and Emily address the explicitly described or preserved examples of various notebooks Mason's students used from which we can glean ideas to benefit our own students today.

Jan 26, 2018

This week's Charlotte Mason podcast episode is another Q&A session
with Liz, Nicole, and Emily, notably:  is it okay to start a Mason
education midyear? are the special studies books too simple and
deameaning to our child's intelligence? and what about a passage in
Mason's writings that contradicts ideas she shares in other places?

Jan 19, 2018

This Charlotte Mason education podcast episode explores our responsibilities in teaching. If we have agreed to take on homeschooling as our work, what are the attitudes and practices that will make us good at our job?

Jan 12, 2018

Charlotte Mason encouraged a practice called "Masterly Inactivity." Emily, Liz, and Nicole discuss what this is, why it is important, and how in the world a mother actually manages to balance law and freedom in her home.

Jan 5, 2018

Charlotte Mason wrote vastly on the subject of opinions, and this podcast will address some of her salient points. Do opinions matter? Does each person need to form their own? What do we do to help our children make sensible opinions? These questions and more will be discussed.

Dec 29, 2017

This Q&A podcast episodes focuses on Charlotte Mason's counsel for exams with many students, combining many students in one book, and what to accomplish during school breaks.

 

Dec 22, 2017

The Savior of the World, Charlotte Mason's seven-volume poetic rendering of the Gospels, was part of the Bible lesson in her curriculum for forms III-VI. Liz, Emily, and Nicole become the students as their guest teacher, Art Middlekauff, leads an immersion class to demonstrate how the Savior of the World was incorporated in a lesson.

Dec 15, 2017

This week's episode of A Delectable Education podcast reviews what Charlotte Mason had to say about Sunday school. Since many listeners write to ask about the application of Mason's method in their church programs, we tackled the why, what and how of implementing a living education for children outside our home.

Dec 8, 2017

Charlotte Mason included a category named "Sunday Reading" on her programmes and this week's podcast discusses the purpose for this set-apart reading. In addition, there are plenty of suggestions for what to read, so listen for great titles and ideas for including them,
as well as check out the lists in the show notes.

Dec 1, 2017
This week's podcast explores why Charlotte Mason's "feast" would be indigestible without one key ingredient:  the child's imagination. Jason Fiedler, pastor and homeschool dad, is interviewed on the topic of cultivating imagination and why it is the power of mind that makes the difference in our children's education. 

 

 

For the Children's Sake, Susan Schaeffer Macaulay

The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

(*Affiliate Links)

The Imagination in Childhood, Charlotte Mason (Parents' Review no. 27)

Imagination as a Powerful Factor in a Well-Balanced Mind, E.A. Parish (Parents' Review, no. 25)

Charlotte Mason Institute Eastern Conference

The Living Education Retreat

The Idyll Challenge

Jason Fiedler's CMI Blog

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