This time of year homeschool parents are thinking about what curriculum they are going to be using in the upcoming year. Thinking about that shiny curriculum that you got an email about, or heard someone talking about. But there are still some things that you need to think about when buying curriculum. You might want to think twice about it before you jump into a big purchase.
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What You Need to Think About
The very first thing you need to think about is why are you thinking about or looking at different curriculums other than the way you have been using.
Don’t fix what isn’t broken. It applies to so many things, your homeschool curriculum being one of them.
Where You Buy Curriculum
There are many different options for buying curriculum once you have decided what route you are going to choose. Whether you are buying the next level in a curriculum you are already familiar with, or something new.
My favorite way to buy curriculum is to buy used curriculum. Especially when you aren’t sure if it will work for you, you aren’t investing a lot of money into the unknown. Buying used curriculum can help you save on your budget too.