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Beautiful Teaching: Classical Education Consulting

Book Study: Know and Tell by Karen Glass

with Karen Glass


"[Narration] sounds very simple but it is really a magical creative process by means of which the narrator sees what he has conceived, so definite and so impressive is the act of narrating that which has been read only once."

Charlotte Mason, A Philosophy of Education

What: A six-week seminar on narration, based upon Know and Tell: The Art of Narration by Karen Glass

Requirements: Purchase the book and watch the lectures live, or within one week of class. You will need to complete your registration for this course through Canvas, and an email with links and explanation will be sent before the course begins.

Who: This study is for all educators who want to look at narration in depth, and follow its practical implementation to see how narration builds skills in attention, thinking, communication, and composition.

Course Dates: The course will run from March 2 to April 6, 2023 (Recording of live meetings will be available for one week after each class.)

Time: Thursday, 6:30pm-7:30pm (Central Time)

Cost: $49 (nonrefundable)

Course Map

March 2 - The principles of narration and why it is effective.

March 9 - Oral narration from start to fluency.

March 16 - Written narration from start to fluency.

March 23 - Developing narration into composition skills.

March 30 - Using narration in different settings, and with students who have different needs or abilities.

April 7 - Q & A, and an open floor for sharing actual narration examples.

About the Teacher 

Karen Glass is a homeschool teacher who has taught her four children through graduation and spent over two decades delving into educational philosophy, beginning with Charlotte Mason and extending to classical educators throughout history. She has a B.A. in English, but her real education has been self-education, and her passion for education has led her to write several books, including  this one, Know and Tell: The Art of Narration. She has been part of the AmblesideOnline curriculum project since its inception, and has had over 20 years to observe the process of narration in hundreds of children's lives.

  • Mar 2 - Apr 6th, 2023
    Thu for 6 weeks from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at 940-784-3081

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