Get Your Course Descriptions Done Fast!
Step 1: Prioritize your course descriptions above all else
Don’t do anything until it’s done. That means no laundry, cleaning, or dishes. Let the children work independently and order pizza for dinner until it’s done. The pizza-only diet and ordering-out expense can be VERY motivating!
Step 2: Take the class “Turning Transcripts into Course Descriptions”
This will motivate you to get your homeschool records done! Whether this is an emergency situation, or you are simply too stressed to start, this class will give you course descriptions that are good enough.
- Turning Transcripts into Course Descriptions
- Expanded Transcript Examples
- Expanded Transcript Template
Step 3: Make your transcript with the "One Hour Transcript Workshop"
If you haven't done that already, this quick class will teach you about transcripts in a low-stress, easily-digestible way. In this class, I will hold your hand through the process of making your own transcript. I’ll talk you through it step-by-step, so you don't get confused or stop before you finish.
- "One Hour Transcript" Workshop
- Planning Guide Worksheet (Word Doc)
- The HomeScholar Transcript Template (Word Doc)
Step 4: Expand your transcript
Using the information you learned in "Turning Transcripts into Course Descriptions," use these resources to expand your transcript into a list of resources used, or simple expanded transcripts with course description details.
- Expanded Transcript Example (PDF)
- Expanded Transcript Template (Word Doc)
Step 5: Write course descriptions – as time allows
If you are willing and have the time to take the next step, you can create full course descriptions one at a time, so it's not overwhelming.
- Single Page Course Description Template (Word Doc)
Step 6: Get Your Questions Answered
With your purchase you get 4 pages of documents reviewed. You can upgrade to the Gold Care Club ($20/month off the regular price) if you would like to talk further, or if you need to get support beyond creating records
Step 7: Submit Your Records!
Give the records to the people who need it, either in print or PDF format. Take a deep breath . . . in . . . and out . . . You're done!!