For almost 7 years, I’ve been spending a few minutes daily tracking each child’s learning progress using clipboards and a
These are the benefits of journalling the child’s progress:
- observe the child’s strengths and how we’re helping to build them
- observe areas to work more on — academic, sports, character, health, and anything else related to the child.
- observe the child’s progress over a longer period of time to check the effectiveness of the current
- plan new activities or follow-up based on the above observations
- put a closure to my long day guiding him
To save paper and ink, I’ve just switched to paperless tracking of the children’s learning progress by sharing the Daddy’s iPad and Apple
I’ve updated the templates so that you can adapt it to your own needs. It can be used whether you’re
If you’ve multiple children, consider using different ink colours for each child. For instance, I use red for Vee, blue for Jae and purple for El. This way, I can tell the child’s sheet at a quick glance.
I hope you find this useful in your homeschooling or after-schooling journey.
Download the templates below:
- Individual Planning Sheet (82kb) (PDF) – Sample of what the file should look like
- Individual Planning Sheet (138kb) (Mac, Pages)
- Individual Planning Sheet (9kb) (Word) – May need to edit the formatting
For more resources, visit this page. Happy teaching!