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Identifying YOUR Educational Philosophy

From The Big Question: How To Reduce Pencil Pressure In Students

Holly’s Recommended Reading List:

The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise

Teach Your Own by John Holt & Patrick Farenga

The Original Home Schooling Series by Charlotte M. Mason (a six volume series)

A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola

Charlotte Mason Education, and More Charlotte Mason Education by Catherine Levison

Charlotte Mason Study Guide by Penny Gardner

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