For the Children's Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School

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This book is based on Charlotte Mason's writing, talking about home education. There's lots of common sense in this book, and some ideas which surprisingly overlap with the modern 'taking children ... Read full review

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This book reminded me of why I wanted to homeschool in the first place. I found it affirming and a great reminder of what's important in education. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
What Is Education?
3
Children Are Born Persons
12
Authority and Freedom
42
A New Perspective
59
Education A Science of Relationships
91
The Way of the Will Reason and the Unity of the Whole
148
Parental Liberty in Education
159
Notes
162
Bibliography
164
About the ChildLight Foundation
166
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About the author (2009)

Susan Macaulay is a writer and educator whose interest lies with teaching children from a Christian perspective. Macaulay has written "For the Children's Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School," "How to Be Your Own Selfish Pig," a book that addresses questions about the various religions of the world, and "Books Children Love: A Guide to the Best Children's Literature.

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