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Through weekly 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.

Through weekly 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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Through weekly 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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Episodes

Episode 146: Physical Geography

11/9/2018
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In the curriculum feast Charlotte Mason spreads for children is the subject of physical geography. This podcast episode will define how physical geography fits into the curriculum and the way it was developed throughout the forms.

Duration:00:27:39

Episode 145: Reading and Electronics

11/2/2018
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This episode of A Delectable Education podcast addresses a question Charlotte Mason never had to face: reading and electronics. Reading in our day is in a state of plummeting deterioration. Electronics are here to stay but have a detrimental effect on the reading habits. How do we cope with these two conditions? How do we help our children live with technology and become deep readers?

Duration:00:47:21

When The Feast Is Too Much: Listener Q&A #28

10/26/2018
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This month's Charlotte Mason podcast question for us is asked so often in so many forms that the entire episode is devoted to it. Multiple questions are summed up in "Am I failing? What if I'm not doing things perfectly, not doing it all, leaving out subjects, don't know what I'm doing, can't figure it all out, am avoiding subjects...should I give up?" Emily, Liz and Nicole share Miss Mason's counsel, Biblical encouragement, and their own honest experiences.

Duration:00:42:25

Episode 143: CM In Our Homes, Jonathon Landell

10/19/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode is an interview with a father. Every home has special challenges and Jonathon Landell's particular one is that of being a single father teaching his children himself. He shares how this method has changed his attitude toward education and children, has helped him with his challenges, and has brought special rewards.

Duration:00:29:01

Episode 142: A Mother's Nature Notebook

10/12/2018
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Nature study is a critical part of the Charlotte Mason feast. This podcast episode is an interview with Nicole Handfield and her honest and inspiring testimony of the benefits to a mom when she takes up a nature journal herself.

Duration:00:36:26

Episode 141: Slipshod Habits of Reading

10/5/2018
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Charlotte Mason referred to "slipshod" habits in reading. This podcast episode describes what she meant. Nothing is more important than reading in a literature-rich education, but there is a lot of reading habit formation that must occur between being a decoder and being a beautiful reader.

Duration:00:22:03

Episode 140: Special Live Q&A

9/28/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode is a special edition of our monthly Q&A. In March, 2018, down in the deep south, Art Middlekauff, Richele Baburina, Nicole, Emily, and Liz gathered with parents from across the country for the Charlotte Mason Soiree annual retreat. Questions were collected from the attendees and addressed to these five speakers and recorded live.

Duration:01:00:09

Episode 139: CM In Our Homes: Patty Sommer

9/21/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode begins a new monthly series of interviewing families from all walks of life who are implementing her method. Nicole interviews Patty Sommer, a missionary in Ghana, Africa, about her CM journey, special challenges, and beautiful benefits. Every family is unique, but Miss Mason's principles and practices fit each one.

Duration:00:18:00

Episode 138: Teaching Foreign Language

9/14/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode addresses the teaching of foreign language. Becca Buslovich tackles commonly asked questions, shares resources, and inspires us to make our foreign language lessons effective and delightful.

Duration:00:27:10

Episode 137: Children's Favorite Lesson Books

9/7/2018
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This weeks Charlotte Mason podcast episode is all about our children’s involvement with books. We have interviewed the children to hear their first hand reasons for why they like the books they like. Enjoy listening and getting ready for a new school year.

Duration:00:18:25

Episode 136: Elementary Algebra Immersion Lesson

8/31/2018
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A Delectable Education Charlotte Mason podcast presents another immersion lesson in this episode. Richele Baburina, author of "Mathematics: An Instrument for Living Teaching" and math curriculum being produced by Simply Charlotte Mason, is the teacher and Nicole Williams her student in an early algebra lesson. Enjoy the process of a full lesson as well as discussion of some of the ways to make algebra a success with your student.

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 135: Shakespeare Immersion Lesson

8/17/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode is a live Shakespeare lesson. Open your own copy of Coriolanus if you wish and listen and follow along with Emily, Liz, and Nicole as they conduct a lesson and have a brief discussion of some of the teacher's concerns in Shakespeare lessons.

Duration:00:28:37

Episode 134: Form II French Immersion Lesson

8/3/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast demonstrates a form II French lesson. Listen to how grammar and narration are incorporated. Find accompanying pictures on the website to help you follow along.

Duration:00:27:54

Episode 133: Nature Walk Immersion

7/27/2018
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This week's Charlotte Mason podcast is a recorded nature walk with Nicole Williams and seven-year-old Henry, Liz's grandson. Tag along and listen as they explore Henry's backyard on a cold March afternoon.

Duration:00:20:56

Episode 132: Form IA Nature Lore and Object Lesson Immersion

7/13/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode is another immersion lesson experience. Nicole Williams teaches seven-year-old Henry two lessons in this episode: first a nature lore lesson, then guids him an object lesson.

Duration:00:18:37

Episode 131: Scouting

7/6/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode concerns an important pursuit in education outside of "school" lessons: scouting. Emily, Nicole, and Liz discuss how scouting became part of the child's experience in the P.N.E.U. and what possibilities it holds for children in our century.

Duration:00:29:14

Episode 130: Form IA Pilgrim's Progress Immersion Lesson

6/29/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast episode is an immersion lesson for second and third grade literature. Specifically, this is the one literature book Mason never diverted from: Pilgrim's Progress.

Duration:00:26:24

Episode 129: Form I French Immersion Lesson

6/15/2018
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Charlotte Mason began foreign language study the first year of school and this podcast is a demonstration of two kinds of lessons in the First Form (first through third grade). Becca Buslovich steps in as the teacher in this immersion lesson, one who is not a native speaker or expert in French herself, to encourage parents who have little or no proficiency to equip themselves to teach their children in foreign language instruction.

Duration:00:26:30

Episode 128: Form I Bible Immersion Lesson

6/1/2018
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This Charlotte Mason podcast is the first in our summer series of immersion lessons. Listen in while Emily teaches a Bible lesson and Liz and Nicole narrate in a simulated lesson, and afterward as they discuss some particulars relevant to Bible lessons for elementary children.

Duration:00:21:57

Episode 127: Listener Q&A #27

5/25/2018
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This podcast episode addresses listener questions on applying the philosophy and method of Charlotte Mason. When do we teach typing? How to form good habits when disorder reigns? What to do with an only child? are today's discussion questions.

Duration:00:23:36