Tag Archives: Instructor’s Guide

Why It's Okay That I Do My Entire Curriculum & Tick All the Boxes

I’m going to share a secret with you. It’s not something I usually confess to strangers for fear of backlash, but I’ve recently been convicted that maybe I should be more open. Maybe, I suddenly realized, I need to be … Continue reading

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A Beginner's Walk-through of the Sonlight Instructor’s Guide

Although your Sonlight Instructor's Guide might look overwhelming to begin with, after spending a few minutes getting acquainted, you will feel at ease with your big binder. It looks more confusing than it is! Even if you’ve never taught children before, … Continue reading

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6 Time-Saving Tips to Streamline Your Homeschool Schedule

Can I let you in on a little secret? Some of us don’t homeschool by the book (pun intended) every single day. There are many reasons I love my Sonlight Instructor’s Guide—such as the structured framework it offers, and the … Continue reading

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8 Reasons I Love My Sonlight Instructor’s Guide

In a Sonlight education, books enjoy the widest swath of the spotlight. It’s a literature-based education, so this makes sense. But what about that big blue binder? The Instructor’s Guide is a tidy compendium of schedules, notes, memory work, maps, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Cut Back But Still Stay on Schedule in Your Homeschool

When I started homeschooling my daughter, I read a small excerpt in the Instructor’s Guide (IG) of my curriculum about how to track progress. The recommendation was to place a checkmark after each completed activity. Adding the date was optional. … Continue reading

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10 Ways Your Instructor's Guide Can Flex for Your Homeschool

Sonlight Instructor's Guides (IG) hold your lesson plans for 36 weeks—an entire school year—of homeschool. (Get samples here.) They have been likened to many different things to demonstrate their central place in a homeschool plan: a road map a buffet … Continue reading

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The Everything Guide to Your Sonlight Instructor’s Guide

One of the best things about Sonlight is the easy-to-use Instructor’s Guides (IG). We wanted to make the layout as helpful as possible for all customers, so here’s a primer on how to use it, and adjust it, for your … Continue reading

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