This article is in collaboration with Homeschool Buyers Co-op.
Do you feel like you could use a little help keeping it all together? Between balancing homeschooling, housework, activities, and more, things can get overwhelming! Do you need a way to keep reports, records, and more? What if you could easily keep track of everything online and print them out as needed? Homeschool Planet gives you everything you need to organize your home and your homeschool!
Homeschool Buyers Co-op offers low-cost homeschool curriculum and resources. They are the world’s largest buyers club for homeschool families and can relate to homeschoolers’ needs as they, themselves, are homeschoolers. They have a passion for bringing the best deals, best products, and free resources to homeschool families.
One area in which they found a need was a good online homeschool planner that was neither too confusing or too limiting. They developed Homeschool Planet as a way to fill this need. It is a full-featured planner that is easy to use and is full of features. Features include:
- Separate logins so kids can view their assignments and check them off.
- Calendar View so you can see all calendars at once.
- Planner View so you can simply see everything you need to do and when.
- Email and text message reminders to help everyone stay on schedule.
- Automatic rescheduling so you can easily reschedule any classes or assignments that have been missed.
- Daily digest emails that can go to the whole family so everyone can see their schedule, assignments, and even their chores for the day.
- To-Do lists for everyone in the family.
- Shopping Lists that you can have sent to your smartphone or text to your spouse.
- Lesson plans with assignments, web links, notes, and more.
- Lesson copying so you can copy a lesson for later use by another child.
- Attendance tracking, grading and transcript creation.
- Widgets that can be used to send text messages, create meal plans, do research and more.
- Calendar sharing so you can view your spouse’s calendar that is compatible with Google Calendar, Apple iCal and other online calendars.
- Mobile version so you can view and edit your calendar on smartphones and tablets.
Homeschool Planet has many different features and simply requires a web browser and Internet access to get started! Members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew received a one-year membership to Homeschool Planet for review.