Sonya Shafer of Simply Charlotte Mason discusses three tendencies many people have when switching from unit study to Charlotte Mason:
- Tends to connect the dot for the child rather than letting the child figure it out
- May feel like learning didn't happen if no hands-on project was completed
- Worry the child will get confused with variety of subjects covered and no common theme
She then goes on to offer a few tips for dealing with these tendencies:
- Create a timeline "book of centuries" and add events to it as you cover them.
- Trust the method, especially narration.
- Provide resources for hands-on projects that they can do on their own time as opposed to feeling it needs to be integrated into the lesson.
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