Co-op Gathering – Recorded Zoom Meeting
Our live Zoom meeting for Principle #2 was recorded on Monday, Feb. 7th, at 9PM CT.
We had such a great discussion! See timestamps below for topics discussed.
Co-op Gathering: Zoom Meeting Timestamps
- 02:16 – 2022 Conventions
- 05:18 – Principle #2 background info
- 16:19 – Principle #2 discussion
- 19:23 – Questions about Principle #1
- 26:41 – CM Quote 1
- 34:12 – Homeschool Burnout
- 35:43 – CM Quote “Power within you”
- 39:17 – “With every weakness there is an oposite strength”
- 47:45 – How trauma affects us
- 59:08 – CM Quote 2
- 01:06:27 – Why The Plenary helps
- 01:07:13 – How doing nothing helped test scores!
- 01:11:40 – CM Purists and pressure
- 01:24:33 – There’s no CM police
- 01:31:50 – Habit training / change your thoughts
- 01:33:32 – Blacklisting / Exclusion
- 01:37:29 – Special Needs Membership group with Amy
Steps to Study this Principle
Note: All the study steps are available below.. just scroll down!
- Watch Rachel’s “Principle Overview” video
- Watch Amy’s “Special Needs Considerations” video
- Read or listen to Chapter 3 “The Good and Evil Nature of a Child” in Volume 6, A Philosophy of Education (if you have time.. we know you are busy!)
- Answer the study questions below.
Step 1: Principle Overview by Rachel Lebowitz
Step 2: Special Needs Considerations for this Principle by Amy Bodkin, EdS
Step 3: Read or listen to:
Volume 6, Chapter 3: "The Good & Evil Nature of a Child"
If you don’t own Volume 6, you can download the FREE PDF Study Guide here which includes the chapter reading for this Principle.. or simply listen to audio of this chapter.
If you’d like to have the whole Volume 6 book, you can purchase The Annotated Edition of Volume 6 here (published by A Charlotte Mason Plenary).
Step 5: Study Questions
The following study questions are also listed in the Finding Your Way with Charlotte Mason’s 20 Principles Study Guide.
- What was your first reaction when you read this Principle?
- Does the historical context change the way you view this Principle?
- How does the idea that a child is a ‘born person’ interact with this Principle?
- What quotes from Chapter 3 stood out to you?
- Have you been able to identify any good inclinations or bad inclinations in your child? Can you identify your own good inclinations or bad inclinations?
- How might you help your child to develop his or her good inclinations?
- How might you help your child to lessen his or her bad inclinations?
We’ll see you at our next meeting on Feb. 21st when we study Principle #3!