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Tools for Parents
Record-keeping & Transcripts
By University of Minnesota
You just enter the starting and due date for an assignment, and the subject area. This program will map out the steps of an assignment from beginning to end with neat features customized by subject. Check it out!
WEB LINK: http://www.lib.umn.edu/help/calculator/
Homeschool Planner free for one month
By Homeschool Planet
- a full-featured planner that doesn't require hours to learn how to use it!
Homeschool Planet includes:
A Calendar View that lets you see anybody's or everybody's calendars at once
A Planner View with a simple list of everything you need to do and when
Automatic Rescheduling -- A class time changes? You miss a few days to illness or vacation? No problem! Homeschool Planet automatically reschedules all the affected classes and assignments.
Separate logins for kids to view their assignments and check them off when completed.
Daily Digest emails to everyone in your family with their own schedule, assignments, and chores for the day
Email and text message reminders to help everyone stay on schedule (Some limits apply.)
Lesson plans with assigments, web links, notes, and more
Easy attendance tracking, grading and transcript creation
To Do lists for everyone in your family
Shopping lists (one each for Target, Safeway, etc.) that you can text to your spouse or have sent to your smartphone when on the go
Widgets you can use to do research, send text messages, and more.
Mobile Version -- Ability to view and edit (with some limitations) your calendar on SmartPhones and tablets
Calendar sharing -- View the contents of your spouse's Google Calendar inside Homeschool Planet, and vice versa! This also works with Apple iCal and other online calendars.
Lesson Copying -- Copy any lesson for use at a later time by another student.
Homeschool Planet costs $65 for a 1 year subscription or less than $7 for a monthly subscription.
Use url below for free subscription.
WEB LINK: https://www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/homeschool-planet/?source=HSLDA-2014-06-23&utm_source=Ext+Emails&utm_campaign=HSLD
Homeschool Tracker is planning and organizing software designed to adapt to your particular homeschooling style in a simple yet very sophisticated way.
WEB LINK: https://www.homeschooltracker.com/
The Library Elf keeps track of your library items, multiple cards and libraries! It sends you emails when items are about to be due.
WEB LINK: http://www.libraryelf.com/
Worksheet templates for record keeping
By Local homeschooling mom
Site made by local homeschooling mom includes worksheets for daily planning, college transcripts, and more.
WEB LINK: http://www.4himkids.com/generalworksheets.html
NOTE: Descriptions of programs and resources have been submitted for your information. They are passed on to you as a service. No endorsement by Classical Kids or its administrators should be inferred.