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S2E20: Cross-Cultural Education and Folk Songs with Wendi Capehart

It is by the aid of imagination that a child comes to love people who do not belong to his own country, and as he learns the history of their great deeds and noble efforts, he is eager to learn something of the country in which they lived….of the causes that made the people what they are.

E. A. Parish, Parents’ Review, VOl. 25, No. 5, 1914

Show Summary:

  • Today’s guest is Wendi Capehart, veteran homeschool mom, world-traveler, and member of the AmblesideOnline Advisory
  • How Wendi first found out about Charlotte Mason
  • What would you say to people concerned that Charlotte Mason is too Western or “white-centric”?
  • What suggestions do you have for people wanting to add more cross-cultural awareness to a Charlotte Mason education?
  • What part do folk songs play in a Charlotte Mason education?

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Books and Links Mentioned:

“Imagination As a Powerful Factor in a Well-Balance Mind” by E. A. Parish

For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay

The Big Book of Home Learning by Mary Pride

Extending the Table: Recipes and Stories from Afghanistan to Zambia by Joetta Schlabach

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Commission

Home Education by Charlotte Mason

A Philosophy of Education by Charlotte Mason

American Folk Songs for Children by Mike and Peggy Seeger

Find Cindy and Wendi:

Morning Time for Moms

Cindy’s Patreon Discipleship Group

Mere Motherhood Facebook Group

The Literary Life Podcast

Cindy’s Facebook

Cindy’s Instagram

Wendi’s Instagram

Wendi’s Blog



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