1: Download and print off the following forms:
Step 2: Record your child's name, age, and grade on the top
portion of the Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part II.
3: Assess your child’s math and reading skills.
- Record the results of these assessments on the top portion of your
Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part II.
Step 4: Determine your child’s Learning
Style (and your
Administer a learning-style assessment to both you and your
child. VARK Learning Style questionnaire.
Use the score to help determine type of curriculum that would work best. For more info and other resources, see my webpate on Learning Styles.
Step 4 of Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part I for each
child and yourself.
results of learning style assessment on Part II for each
5: Choose a Teaching Method
Step 1 of Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part I, (Format)
Step 2 of Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part I, (Faith
based or nonsectarian)
Complete Step 3 of Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part I,
the Teaching Method on Part II for each child. (You may
use more than one and/or different ones for each child.)
Step 6: Choose a Budget
Complete Step 5 of Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part I,
7: Complete Step 6 of Curriculum Planner Worksheet, Part
Using the summary from the Curriculum Planner Worksheet,
Part I, go down the left side of Curriculum Planner Worksheet,
Part II and write in criteria (shopping guides) as to what
type of curriculum you are looking for. (for example - 3rd
grade math, video and manipulatives)
10: Go through catalogs or my online list of sources
to locate curriculum that will meet these criteria and write
them in the right hand column (in above example, "Math
U See" could be written in this column.) This is your
11: Now go out and shop to find the best price to meet
your budget. You'll also want to check my page of freebies:
Proof Your Homeschool.
forget to purchase The Checklist
to keep track of your education program!