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S2E36: Adapting Charlotte Mason Methods for the Dyslexic Student with Marcela Best

God the Holy Spirit is himself, personally, the imparter of knowledge, the instructor of youth, the inspirer of genius…. every fruitful idea, every original conception whether in Euclid or grammar or music was a direct inspiration from the Holy Spirit.

Charlotte Mason, Parents and children, Vol. 2

Show Summary:

  • Today’s guest is Marcela Best, homeschooling mother of 5 children
  • How Marcela started learning about Charlotte Mason
  • The types of special needs Marcela’s children have
  • How Marcela adapted the process of written narration for her dyslexic son
  • The technology solutions that Marcela found helpful
  • What aspects of the Charlotte Mason method are ideal for dyslexic students
  • How Marcela continues expanding her students’ narration and composition skills
  • How modern brain research backs up Charlotte Mason’s educational ideas
  • Why Marcela believes all children can benefit from a Charlotte Mason education

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Books and Links Mentioned:

For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay

Mere Motherhood by Cindy Rollins

Know and Tell by Karen Glass

Uncommon Sense Teaching by Barbara Oakley

The Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo

Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Learning How to Learn Course

Find Cindy:

Morning Time for Moms

Cindy’s Patreon Discipleship Group

Mere Motherhood Facebook Group

The Literary Life Podcast

Cindy’s Facebook

Cindy’s Instagram



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