This was the last and most important and comprehensive work of Charlotte Mason, (founder of the Parents’ National Educational Union). For more than half a century the practical results of her original thought on education could be seen in all parts of the world in the Charlotte Mason Method and the Parents’ Union Schools.
Table of Contents
Foreword to the First Edition. Foreword to the Third Edition. Centenary Messages. Author’s Preface. Synopsis. Introduction. Book 1. 1. Self-Education. 2. Children Are Born Persons. 3. The Good and Evil Nature of a Child. 4. Authority and Docility. 5. The Sacredness of Personality. 6. Three Instruments of Education. 7. How We Make Use of Mind. 8. The Way of the Will. 9. The Way of the Reason. 10. The Curriculum. Book 2: 1. A Liberal Education in Elementary Schools. 2. A Liberal Education in Secondary Schools. 3. The Scope of Continuation Schools. 4. The Basis of National Strength. Supplementary.