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Clapham Blog

A Call for Focus in Learning: Part 1 - Traditional Views of Attention

"The teacher says my child isn't paying attention well in school." 

Such a thought has put fear into the heart of many a parent. We instinctively know that paying attention is what students are supposed to do in school. When we hear that they...

Pinocchio and His Habits

By Renee Shear, Class One Teacher

Pinocchio is a prime example of what Charlotte Mason would call an ignorant and weak child. His puppet life was riddled with natural consequences of poor decisions and bad habits. Each day during read aloud, my...

In the Clapham Classroom: Virtue

By Jason Barney, Class Six Teacher

Some have a natural aversion to talk of an emphasis on habits whether in the home or in the classroom. Perhaps personal negative experiences contribute to a feeling that those who focus on training children in...