"Ambleside Online is a free homeschool curriculum designed to be as close as possible to the curriculum that Charlotte Mason used in her own private and correspondence schools. Our goal is to be true to Charlotte Mason's high literary standards. Ambleside Online uses the highest quality books and costs no more than the cost of texts. The curriculum uses as many free online books as possible, and there is no cost to use this information or join the support group."
If the book lists and schedule at first seem overwhelming, look again. The children are not sitting for 8 hours at a desk. Rather, they are reading and studying in small amounts (often just 15 minutes at a time), so they may absorb the information.
I highly recommend joining the support groups, which should be listed at the site (they are Yahoo groups, I think the main one is called "AmblesideOnline")
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