In this guide, I will show you how to get started with Homeschool Tracker. Homeschool Tracker is a great program that will allow you to keep track of your homeschool records.
You can create lesson plans, record field trips, record grades, and so much more. This program is packed full of everything you will need for homeschool. Homeschool Tracker is free to use.
Please visit their site if you do not have this program. I think you will be pleased with it. I will show you how to get started in this guide.
Open your Homeschool Tracker program and let it load. The first thing that I will show you is how to enter your school information. You will see a window on the left of your program.
Look under the Maintenance folder and click on School Info. That will bring the school information up on the right of your screen. Enter your school name, address, phone number, email, and the days that you will teach school.
Then click on Save Changes. Then you can click on the Main Menu Tab at the top of your window and you will see your school information.
Next, I will show you how to add your student’s name, birthday, and grade to your program. Under your Maintenance folder, you will see Students, click on that link.
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Then you will see a window on the right side of your screen. Click on the Add Button. When the Add Student window comes up, enter the child’s name, birthday, and grade. Then click the Save Button.
To add another student, click the Add Button again. To edit a name, click on the Edit Button.
Now I will show you how to set up your subjects that you are teaching or going to teach. Look under your Maintenance folder and click Subjects.
That will pull up a list of subjects already in the Homeschool Tracker program. To delete a subject, click on the subject and click the Delete Button. Click the Add Button and type in the name of the new subject to add a new subject. Click the Edit Button to edit a subject.
You will need to add your school year to your tracker. Click on the School Year link under the Maintenance Folder. Then click the Add Button on the right of your screen.
When the box comes up enter the school year start date and end date. Tick the Make Active Box. Then click the Save Button. That will add your school year to your program.
You can also list an activity list. This is where you list what you will use through out the year. Click on Activities under the Maintenance Folder. You will see a list of activities already on the list.
You can add a new activity by clicking on the Add Button. You can delete an activity by clicking on the activity that you want to delete and click the Delete Button.
You can also create a resource list. You can list all of the resources that you are going to use for the year. Click on Resource Types under Maintenance Folder. Then click the Add Button to add resources. If you want to delete a resource that is already in the list, click on the resource and click the Delete Button.
That is how you set your Homeschool Tracker up. Again, Homeschool Tracker is a great tracking software to use for your homeschool. If you have any problems with this guide, please feel free to leave me a comment at the bottom of this page.