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Knowledge Base

This page includes a wealth of information to help you further your education about Mason and her principles and practices. Each picture is a link that will take you to a page devoted to that topic. These pages include information from the Alveary Quick Start Guides, any videos and webinars we have published, ten years' of CMI blogs, conference lectures, original Parent's Review articles, links to relevant outside resources such as blogs and podcasts, and your questions as they have appeared in the Notes and Queries newsletter. We have also included a printable PDF of the entire Quick Start Guide, as well as a directory of all of our webinars and tutorials to make them easier for you to find.

Note: We included original articles from the Parent's Review. However, it is important to keep in mind that Mason often let people write for the PR when she disagreed with them, sometimes coming back in a later issue to address or correct an idea. You may find, therefore, that some articles seem to contradict each other or the volumes. Part of our ongoing research will be to make interpretations and create a more nuanced understanding of the whole picture, both for ourselves and for those we serve.

Mason's Alveary Quick Start Guide Printable PDF

Video, Audio, and Webinar Directory

Big Picture

Frequent Questions


Mason Biography


The Paradigm Shift


Daily Rhythm


Forms


Tech Tutorials


Subjects

Applied Music

(Solfege)

Art Appreciation


Bible


Citizenship


Composition


Copywork


Dictation


Drawing/Drybrush


Geography


Grammar


Handicrafts


History


Languages


Literature


Mathematics


Music Appreciation


Natural History


Penmanship


Physical Ed & Dance


Reading


Recitation


Special Topics

Afternoon Rambles


The Armitt & Archives


Atmosphere


Children and Technology


Cultivating Character


Evenings


Faith and Science


Habit Training


Language Acquisition


Large Families


Liberal Education for All


Living Books


Mason and Classical Ed


Mason's Theology


Masterly Inactivity


Narration


Older Students


Personhood


Schools and Co-ops


Science of Relations


Special Needs


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