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Since high school graduation requirements typically require phys ed credit, it is good to have options like the new Physical Fitness course offered by Alpha Omega in their Switched on Schoolhouse CD-Rom curriculum. I know some young people who are so active in sports and exercise that high school credit is easily gained through all the hours of team sports that they participate in. Other homeschooled high schoolers pursue an activity of choice like running,…

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Switched on Schoolhouse is a homeschool curriculum on CDRom that typically works well for children with ADD or ADHD. Alpha Omega Publications offers Switched on Schoolhouse is their featured computer based curriculum as well as Monarch, an online subscription curriculum that is basically Switched on Schoolhouse adapted for online use. What makes SOS different from most other homeschool curricula is that it offers attention-grabbing multimedia tools in each daily lesson that allows your child to…

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Switched-On Schoolhouse is a comprehensive, Bible-based curriculum that offers computer-based learning for grades 3-12. With 3-D animation, video clips, and other fascinating multimedia, Switched-On Schoolhouse is the perfect homeschool curriculum for today’s generation. With this flexible, best-selling curriculum, you can customize student learning to fit individual educational needs. Unlike traditional textbooks, Switched-On Schoolhouse (SOS) has variety with a vibrant mix of fun lessons, assignments, tests, and more! Lessons are created to engage the  students’ attention…

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Abeka Kindergarten Abeka Grade 1 One especially good product from Abeka is their Kindergarten Summer Reading Library, “Reading for Fun”.  This is a boxed set of 55 little books that my children really enjoyed. All five of our children used this book set to move from learning how to read to being able to pick up a book and read it.  It took two of my children a long time to get through these books….

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Apologia Home School Curriculum for Science was a Good Fit for Our Family Our oldest son used Christian science texts that were designed for classroom instruction. He got through Chemistry because one of the fathers volunteered to teach a small homeschool class. I read about Apologia when it was newly released (I think it was in 2001). There were testimonies from formerly frustrated students who were enjoying this curriculum. Nathan, our second son, in the…

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Some advice from an experienced A Beka Teacher: “I have taught A Beka for years . The curriculum is very scripted meaning that it tells the teacher exactly what to say and do. It is also very seatwork oriented.  The best thing about it is that my children learn so much! To make it more pleasant,  I try to incorporate hands-on science, cooking, learning centers, and field trip so that it is not just paper…

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The newest Jonathan Park album, ‘The Journey Never Taken’, is coming out next week. For a limited time, get at 25% price reduction. Hurry and act today! ‘The Journey Never Taken’ — Episode Descriptions Episodes 1-2. The Journey Never Taken: Parts I & II The Polar Star Medallion, awarded to Carl Linnaeus in 1758, mysteriously arrives at the Brenan Museum of Creation. Attached to the medallion is a puzzling clue that sends the Creation Response…

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Discover practical, biblical solutions for the young woman who wants to do more than just “survive” in a savagely feministic, anti-Christian culture. Find the answers a girl is not likely to get from her church, her peers, or her culture.

Switched on Schoolhouse even assigns projects. Her children are enjoying this curriculum. They read a chapter and answer a series of questions on their own. Then they push the grade button and get instant feedback.

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