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A wide and generous education for all

AmblesideOnline is a free homeschool curriculum that uses Charlotte Mason's classically-based principles to prepare children for a life of rich relationships with everything around them: God, humanity, and the natural world.

AO's detailed schedules, time-tested methods, and extensive teacher resources allow parents to focus effectively on the unique needs of each child.

AmblesideOnline hosts a large collection of original Charlotte Mason materials, which have been digitized by our volunteers. In addition, our community offers a wide variety of resources for homeschooling parents and Charlotte Mason educators: a support forum, an archive of wisdom from experienced Charlotte Mason educators, as well as original and current books and articles about Charlotte Mason's living ideas.

The AmblesideOnline Curriculum

Overview of the Main Curriculum

Quick links to each year and subject

New! AO for Groups

Our curriculum for co-ops and cottage schools

AO-HELP Emergency Lesson Plan

A minimalist approach for families homeschooling in the midst of emergencies or crises; originally inspired as a response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. If you're looking for help during this time of COVID-19, look at our HELP plan or Getting Started With AmblesideOnline.

Charlotte Mason Resources

Charlotte Mason Series

The original Charlotte Mason book series and modern English paraphrases, freely available online

Parents' Review Articles

Vintage articles from the Parents' Review magazine

PNEU Programs & Exams

Vintage schedules from the Parents' National Education Union
AmblesideOnline's free Charlotte Mason homeschool curriculum prepares children for a life of rich relationships with God, humanity, and the natural world.
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