Jenni Frankenberg Veal's Blog – October 2011 Archive (2)

The Making of a Naturalist

By Jenni Veal for Nooga.com:

 

Scientists from most disciplines agree that science and conservation efforts today and in the future will absolutely require naturalists, individuals who understand the natural world around them. However, if naturalists must be groomed in childhood, society as a whole – and particularly parents – must address how children are spending their time each day.

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Wonder Together: The Inspiration of Charlotte Mason

“We were all meant to be naturalists, each to his degree, and it is inexcusable to live in a world so full of the marvels of plant and animal life and to care for none of these things.” - Charlotte Mason

 

I was given a copy of Susan Schaeffer Macaulay’s book For the Children’s Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School when my oldest daughter began kindergarten. The school she was to attend follows the philosophy of a revolutionary British educator, Charlotte…

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Added by Jenni Frankenberg Veal on October 30, 2011 at 6:44pm — No Comments

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