Ambleside Online right now. I would love to hear ideas/thoughts from anyone who is using it or has used it.
How did you keep up with having each child in a different year? It looks like my dd9 would be in Year 2. Dd7 in year 1 and dd5 (6 at the end of Nov.) either in Year 1 or Year 0. Year 0 has a lot of FIAR books, so I just might keep doing that for her.
Did anyone find subjects in AO that you could easily combine your kids?
I had been using SOTW and Apologia YE series as well as unit studies to combine history and science. Part of the problem I'm finding dd9 gets it, dd5 doesn't really get much from the books and dd7 falls naturally in between.
We had been working slowly through SOTW vol 1 for the past few years and will likely be done by the end of summer.
If I switch to AO and use it as it's planned, dd5 (6 soon) will have no history in year 0. Dd7 in Year 1 would have some history but it seems to be some England history and biographies I think. Dd9 in Year 2 would be in the middle ages. I also think that was the next SOTW book we were moving into.
As long as I can keep up with the reading, it might not be a bad thing to break up their science and history. Each one might understand the books on their level better. But if interested in the others history could still sit in on the reading.
Has anyone lined up the readings in the SOTW volumes with the history books in AO?
My heads spinning right now! Would love some ideas!
Oh yes, I will also need to add Canadian content into the history as well.
Edited by HomesteadMommy, 14 June 2011 - 02:54 PM.