Geography

The Panoramic Method – Charlotte Mason Geography

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The Panoramic Method – Charlotte Mason Geography

 “The panoramic method unrolls the landscape of the world, region by region, before the eyes of the scholar with in every region its own conditions of climate, its productions, its people, their industries and their history. This way of teaching the most delightful of all subjects has the effect of giving to a map ...

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Living Books Geography

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Living Books Geography

Well it isn’t hard to imagine that Charlotte Mason wanted us to use books for geography. Ideas are food for the mind and Charlotte wanted children to have their imagination captured as they heard about the world through books and talk and exposure to nature. She called this pictorial geography through the pleasant talk of places.

One way ...

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Geography DVDs- Pleasant Talk of Places

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Geography DVDs- Pleasant Talk of Places

“Geography is, to my mind, a subject of high educational value; the peculiar value of geography lies in its fitness to nourish the mind with ideas, and to furnish the imagination with pictures.” Charlotte Mason

Charlotte Mason wanted children to enjoy seeing places through the eye of the traveller and not just memorizing facts. She ...

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Homeschool Geography Maps -Around the World In 5 Days

Homeschool geography Maps

Homeschool Geography Maps and Map Markers

“Geography should be learned chiefly from maps. Pictorial readings and talks introduce him to the subject, but as soon as his geography lessons become definite they are to be learned, in the first place, from the map.” Charlotte Mason

Maps are often one of the first things that come to mind when studying geography. And ...

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Australian Curriculum Geography- Homeschooling & CM

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Today I want to continue on with my series of how Charlotte Mason’s ideas on education can be compared to the Australian National Curriculum (ANC). My subject this time is primary school geography.

The Australian Curriculum breaks geography into two strands:

  • geography understanding and knowledge,
  • geography inquiry and skills.

And when I look at CM’s approach she also has these categories although ...

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Nature Appreciation November Journal

Nature Journal November

“Let them once get in touch with nature and a habit is formed which will be a source of delight and habit through life.” Charlotte Mason

Nature Appreciation With Your Kids

We have been nature journaling regularly for three years now and I can see the benefits. All of my children have become aware of their surroundings and ...

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