Susan Schaeffer Macaulay grew up in Switzerland at L'Abri Fellowship, which was founded by her parents Francis and Edith Schaeffer. She and her husband Ranald Macaulay established and led the L'Abri branch in England for several years. She is also the author of For the Family's Sake and contributed to Books Children Love and When Children Love to Learn.
Fifteen years ago--in the world of education, a millennium--Macaulay wrote her ideological treatise on schooling, designed to assist parents and teachers in creating education that is both enriching and joyous. She states in her preface that the book embraces the Christian worldview as it applies the ideas and methods of educator Charlotte Mason to home-schooling, public education and family life. Mary Woods's crisp, cheerful reading aims to convince and encourage listeners. However, because of Macaulay's lifelong affiliation with the L'Abri Christian Fellowship in Switzerland and England, the underlying religious message is strong. Despite the acknowledged datedness of many of the books and materials suggested for use, and the underlying political tract, this recording will interest the Christian home-school market. T.B. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
There are some books that not only satiate an armchair traveler's curiosity of the world, but also provides a vision of the world you hope to live in. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Juels a Reader
My annual "shot in the arm" for homeschooling! Schaeffer Macaulay reminds me of what matters in focusing on the gentle approach to teaching my children from a state of... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Kristin
Excellent points, I've learned so much, now to put everything to practice.Published 3 months ago by J.Moses
I just couldn't get into this book. I noticed a few snark comments, and it made me instantly skeptical. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Atvrider
I have enjoyed this book it is a good read for homeschool parentsPublished 10 months ago by Anna Thomas
Foundational book for homeschooling philosophy. I give this to every family considering homeschooling. Best introduction I've seen to the Charlotte Mason philosophy. A must-have.Published 10 months ago by Anne