Is it a good idea to switch programs?
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    LauraFaulkner is offline Junior Member Newbie
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    Default Is it a good idea to switch programs?

    I homeschooled my daughter last year for the first time. We completed 7th grade so will be moving on to 8th. We used the Keystone program. Thinking about trying a different program. Is this a good idea???? Afraid to go from one program to another. Keystone was a "read to learn" program and my daughter would like to try a more virtual type or dvd type. Any thoughts would be appreciated!


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    Hi Laura, and welcome! While I can totally relate to your concerns about switching programs, I will say that trial and error can play a huge part of most homeschools, lol. Especially if what you're using right now isn't really working.

    Time4Learning's online homeschool curriculum could definitely be worth a shot for your daughter! It's interactive, and because it's all online, there is nothing to download and install. You can use it from most any device with an internet connection, 24/7. The great pay monthly, so you're not locked into a contract, nor do you have to buy a year's worth of material at once. My boys are in grades 6 and 11, and my 11th grader has been using Time4Learning since 2nd grade. It really works for us!
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    It's called being an eclectic homeschooler! Use one thing one year, another the next, different programs for different kids, parts of one program and parts of another . . . depending on your child's needs. I think it's a pity NOT to switch if something isn't working out as well as you'd like.
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    Mom of six . . . current students and homeschool graduates. Enjoying using Time4Learning since 2006!

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