Charlotte Mason, the Art of Student Formation and the Classroom

Bill St. Cyr discusses Charlotte Mason's views on student formation and the classroom.

Answering the question, What is optimal pedagogy? Bill St. Cyr, Ph.D., Executive Director of Ambleside Schools International, explores the insights of contemporary neuroscience and the ideas of British educator, Charlotte Mason.

Bill St. Cyr

The unifying concern of Bill St. Cyr’s academic and professional life has been the process by which men and women grow to a maturity that re ects the person of Jesus. He holds a BA in political philosophy from Louisiana State University, an MA in historical theology and spirituality from Catholic University of America, and an MS/PhD in pastoral counseling from Loyola University Maryland. Bill has served as a youth minister, led a discipleship ministry on Capitol Hill, served as assistant to the chaplain of the United States Senate. Since 2001, together with his wife, Maryellen, Bill has led Ambleside Schools International, a network of schools, parents, teachers, and administrators seeking a renewal in education, based upon the principles of Jesus and the pedagogical insights of British educator, Charlotte Mason.

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