V Planner 4.2, High School V Planner V4.2, and Homeschool Lesson Planner V4 are ready for use. Download from the Member's area.
The Course of Study Worksheet displays the each child's grade, list of classes, which term the class is conducted, books for each class, and the list of extra books. See Tip below to find out how to display additional information for each child.
The Course of Study (COS) is easy enough to use. Simply fill in the information at the Data worksheet (see Setup Step One) and return to COS.
To use COS do the following:
Printing - Check print preview before printing the COS
Rows that contain the class book titles are set to wrap, but it is likely that the rows will not automatically lengthen to display wrapped content. If content is not displaying fully, lengthen the the height of the rows.
If you want to add more course of study related information about the child and if you are not using all 63 extra book slots at Data, then I recommend adding the related information about the child at Data in the first and following available empty extra book cells. When information about a child is added in this way, then the information is with the child's course of study record and will populate the Course of Study worksheet when the child's name is selected. This is much better than typing in the COS worksheet.
A Caveat: Cells containing the list of additional books do not wrap, nor are they merged. This is good for the list of additional books, usually, but not for a long string of text. S., if you would like to use the empty additional book cells to add Child-specific Course of Study related information, do so, but enter the text like this:
While Tip I is okay, it is not without its challenges. A second way to have personal information that does not have to be removed is to make a copy of COS, one for each child, and set the copies up to be for a certain child. Making copies of worksheets is very easy - read how here - V Planner- How and Why to Copy a Worksheet
After making copies for each child-
The V Planner is a spreadsheet file in xls and xlsx format. To use the file, you must have Microsoft Excel on your computer. The V Planner is available from YoungMinds web site. YoungMinds is online via a subscription and on Donna Young's Site-CD.