Are DIVE and Shormann Math courses NCAA approved?
Since the homeschool parent or tutor has the authority to change grades and reset assignments, awards the final grade, and issues the transcript, the NCAA considers DIVE and Shormann Math traditional homeschool curriculum. The NCAA does not require approval of traditional curriculum. We have many NCAA students who use our curriculum and now play NCAA. Justin Jackson, who plays basketball for UNC, is a former student. The article below has detailed information, including sample Core Course Curriculum forms and a sample NCAA transcript.
Instructions for DIVE & Shormann NCAA Core Course Worksheets
We have created detailed instructions on what to put on the Core Course Worksheet for each DIVE and Shormann Math title with course description, credits, etc here: DIVE Instructions for Core Course Worksheets
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Shormann Math have "real" textbooks with an ISBN?
While they do not require use of a hardcopy, the NCAA Core Course Worksheets require an ISBN for each textbook. The ISBN for each Shormann Math textbook is listed on our Instructions for Core Course Worksheets above.
How do I list credits on the NCAA Transcript?
While the parent is the primary teacher who will assign the grade and issue the transcript, we provide a recommended name of the requirement and credits earned in each course for use on the student’s transcript. DIVE Instructions for NCAA Transcripts
NCAA Curriculum Guidelines:
- Who determines what score or grade is achieved in the course(s)?
If the outside school or program determines the grade the student has earned, that suggests a nontraditional course. If the parent or tutor decides what grade the student has earned, that suggests homeschooling.
- Who is responsible for producing a student transcript or grade report?
If the transcript or grade report is produced by the outside school or program, that suggests a nontraditional course. If the transcript or grade report is produced by the parent or tutor, or home school umbrella program, that suggests home schooling.
Does DIVE provide video instruction and grading?
While DIVE and Shormann Math self-paced eLearning courses includes video instruction, automated grading, and grade recording, the parent has the authority to change grades, reset assignments, modify the course by skipping or adding assignments, awards the final grade, and issues the transcript. Therefore, the parent is the primary teacher and our courses should be listed as traditional homeschool courses on the NCAA Homeschool application.
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