A homeschool syllabus is a wonderful tool for you and your high schooler to use throughout the year. Combined with a bullet journal, these are the two tools I recommend every college-bound homeschooler keep and use for time management and record-keeping.
If you are creating a course from scratch, using a homeschool curriculum that does not provide one, piecing together a class using multiple curriculums, or if your child is college-bound and the curriculum doesn’t provide one, you might choose to write a homeschool syllabus to help smooth the process of getting into college.
I write a homeschool syllabus for every high school core course my teens take that isn’t taught by an outside teacher. Teachers normally provide a syllabus for you so I keep a copy of theirs. I don’t normally write a syllabus for an elective that doesn’t use a curriculum and focuses on a skill. Examples of this would be guitar or music performance.[Read more…] about How to Create a Homeschool Syllabus for Your High Schooler