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A simple yet powerful online planner designed especially for the Charlotte Mason method!
Simplify your planning and record-keeping with the CM Organizer, the only online homeschool planner especially for Charlotte Mason homeschoolers.
At a Glance
- Use CM-friendly living books. You’re not tied to a single textbook for each subject.
- Take your schedule one day at a time. There’s no pressure to do assignments by a certain date, so you can focus on the assignments for just today.
- Schedule Charlotte Mason subjects such as nature study.
- Grades aren’t required to track your progress.
Take a Video Tour
Try the CM Organizer free with a limited Basic account or subscribe for full access for only $7.95/month. Basic accounts are completely free—no credit card details required!
Use the CM Organizer for free with a Basic account
If you have an SCM store/forum account, you already have access to the CM Organizer with a free Basic account. Just sign in to access your free account. Enter your SCM store/forum login and you’ll be all set. (Need to create an account?)
What do I get with a subscription?
Free Basic Account
- Schedule 20 total resources.
- Create Progress reports for the past month.
- No attendance or bibliography reports.
- Cannot share added resources with other CM Organizer users.
Basic accounts are completely free and require no credit card details.
- Schedule an unlimited number of resources.
- Create Progress reports for any date.
- Attendance and bibliography reports.
- Share your added resources with other CM Organizer users.
Take a Tour
1. Choose your books
Start by searching the thousands of living, CM-friendly books and other resources in the Bookfinder. The Bookfinder includes books and resources that have been personally reviewed by the SCM team, plus books and resources that have been shared by other CM Organizer users.
If you don’t see the book or resource you want to use, it’s easy to add your own. The CM Organizer can even look up the details for you from the ISBN number.
2. Schedule your books
The Resource Scheduler is designed especially for literature-based lessons and flexible scheduling. Assign your selected books to your students with a variety of Charlotte Mason-specific study methods such as Read and narrate and Do a picture study, or add your own custom method. Schedule a resource to start on any day, or choose to begin using it with or after a resource that’s already scheduled. The CM Organizer gives you the flexibility to take your schedule one day at a time.
With the Scheduler’s chapter selector, you have complete freedom to customize which chapters you’ll use from each book. Schedule chapters in any order, or skip the ones you don’t need.
3. Check off your progress
Focus on what you need to do today with the Daily Plan. You’ll see just the assignments that need to be accomplished today. Simply check off whether your child worked on or finished each assignment—that’s all there is to it. The CM Organizer records your progress and shows you the next assignment.
If you do one of Wednesday’s assignments on Monday, you can easily record it. If you completed more than one assignment today, just mark off everything you accomplished. And if you unexpectedly have to skip a day of school work, no problem. The CM Organizer will update your schedule to match your pace.
If you get behind recording school work, the Daily Plan has you covered. You can record work from any previous day whenever you have time.
4. Create your reports
Quickly create reports of work accomplished for any range of dates, whether it’s the entire school year or yesterday. The CM Organizer also creates attendance and bibliography reports for you to use if your state requires those.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the CM Organizer an online service?
Because the CM Organizer is online, it’s available any time on any computer or device that can access the internet. You also get the benefit of shared resources from other CM Organizer users. Plus, as we continue to improve the CM Organizer and add new features, those new features are instantly available and you don’t have to install them.
Are my records secure and safe on the CM Organizer?
Only you can see your password-protected records on our secure server. And you don’t have to worry about losing your data if your computer crashes or your hard drive dies; we back up all your information for you.
What if I need to track grades for my state?
You can easily add a note to each assignment to record the grade. Those notes can be displayed on your reports.
My state requires me to keep attendance or a course bibliography. Can I do that with the CM Organizer?
Yes, the CM Organizer can automatically create both types of reports for you with a subscription account.