Syllabus

Topics At Each Meeting

  1. School Education: Volume 3 of Mason's Original Homeschooling Series. We will narrate and discuss selections from School Education at each meeting.
  2. Mother Culture: This is 'Delight in Knowledge' for the Mother's Sake. We will enjoy attending to our own self-education as well as experiencing CM methods. Narration and Keeping* are encouraged. Our topics for this year include:
    • Architecture - Charles Bulfinch
    • Science - The Wave Watcher's Companion by Gavin Pretor-Pinney

*What is Keeping? For this year's work, we will focus on the use of a Science Notebook and a Commonplace Book. You can learn more about both at the Keeping link.

September 19, 2017

  • Introductions & Hand out Resources
  • Volume 3: Chapter 14
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

October 17

  • Volume 3: Chapter 15 & Chapter 16
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

November 21

  • Volume 3: Chapter 17 & Chapter 18
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

December 19

  • Volume 3: Chapter 19
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

January 16, 2018

  • Volume 3: Chapter 20
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

February 20

  • Volume 3: Chapter 21 & Chapter 22
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

March 20

  • Volume 3: Appendix II (We will not be reading through Appendix I.)
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

April 17

  • Volume 3: Appendix III & Appendix IV
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science

May 15

  • Volume 3: Appendix V
  • Mother Culture: Architecture & Science
  • End-of-Year Wrap-Up