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3 Types of Homeschool Co-ops

Local homeschooling families are a wealth of information and can provide valuable support, encouragement, and enrichment for you and your family. However, not all co-ops are created with the same goals and purposes in mind. Use this AOP infographic to learn more about 3 distinct types of homeschool co-ops.

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How to Pick the Best AOP Curriculum for Your Family

Finding the perfect curriculum can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re looking for a print-based or online curriculum or whether you prefer student-led or parent-led lessons, AOP can help you find the right fit for your family. Follow this easy flow chart to learn more about AOP’s award-winning homeschooling curriculum.

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How to Use the Best Teaching Aids from LIFEPAC Launch Packs

LIFEPAC Launch Packs offer an abundance of resources to meet the needs of young learners. From penmanship and alphabet charts to toy money and flashcards, these helpful teaching aids ensure a successful homeschool experience for grades K-2.

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2021-22 ACT & SAT Dates

Another round of deadlines is quickly approaching for students who wish to take college entrance exams this year. The ACT has six remaining test dates, while the SAT offers five tests for this year’s class.

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20 Facts You May Not Know about 9/11

It’s hard to believe that 20 years have passed since the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. In observance of this year’s Patriot Day, we gathered 20 facts about the devastating attacks in hopes of healing, remembrance, and reflection.

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5 Recipes for Your Garden-Fresh Tomatoes

If you’re fortunate, your backyard garden will produce more tomatoes than you can eat this season. To preserve that fresh summer flavor, get creative with these 5 recipes for your home-grown tomatoes.

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Free Writing Lesson on Paragraph Components

Writing worksheets can supplement any child’s education to help build some of the fundamental skills to become a better writer. Get your student writing and build essential skills with this free printable writing lesson on paragraph components from LIFEPAC 7th Grade Language Arts.

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Tie-Dye Made Easy

Nothing evokes summer quite like tie-dyeing T-shirts with your kids. Learn how to make a unique tie-dye pattern with this easy technique and step-by-step pictures.

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Pray-peration for a New Homeschool Year

In the busyness of the back-to-school season, we must not forget the most valuable and beneficial thing we can do for ourselves and our children. Use these 5 Back-to-School Prayers from Lifeway Women to complete your pray-peration for a new homeschool year!

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10 Bike Bag Essentials

Once they’ve mastered life on two wheels, bike rides can provide some of the most health beneficial, fun, and rewarding family time you can have. Before you hit the trails on your cycling caravan, be prepared for the journey with these 10 bike bag essentials. Think of it as the Mom purse with everything you need just in case!

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Homeschool Preschool Guide

Preschoolers are very observant, eager to learn, and naturally curious about the world around them. Taking advantage of that enthusiasm can help you instill a love of learning early on and inspire them to be lifelong learners. Check out this Homeschool Preschool Guide from AOP to help you get started.

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Monarch Features Parents and Students Love

With Monarch online curriculum, students love the experience, and parents love the results, as well as automatic lesson planning and automatic grading!

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Ultimate School Supply List for New Homeschool Parents

It's back-to-school time and stores everywhere are promoting their merchandise as stuff your kids can't supposedly live without. From backpacks and jeans to notebooks and electronic gadgets, the retail industry clamors for parents to buy, but what do you really need?

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30 Days of Scriptures

There’s something special about starting a new day reading powerful scriptures. For the next 30 days, commit to beginning the day with a Bible verse to renew your spirit.

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Printable “About Me” Worksheet

It’s important for your children to learn about what makes them unique. Use this easy template to get your kids talking and writing about themselves.

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Homeschool Insights: No Frowns for Susan Brown

If you’re ever around Susan Brown, author of One Year of Thankful Thursdays, you simply can’t ignore her infectious smile and positive personality. After meeting her at a homeschool convention earlier this year, we asked her to share her story and some of the great advice she’s learned along her journey of life and homeschooling.

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National Ice Cream Day This or That

In honor of National Ice Cream Day, on July 18, we "scooped" deep and polled our social media followers to find their favorite flavors, toppings, and treats. While we scream for all things ice cream, our followers definitely have their own preferred frozen dairy dessert.

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Printable Lunchbox Notes

Whether your homeschool family is on a field trip, at a convention, or just at your kitchen table, put a smile on your children’s faces and give them one more reason to love lunchtime with these free, printable lunchbox notes from AOP.

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Monarch Family Feature: Growing Up Without Borders

In 2013, Tyler and Chantal Patton embarked on a five-week holiday to Europe with their three daughters, Julia, Angelique, and Chloe. They enjoyed it so much they decided to return home to pack their bags and travel around the world. Since then, they’ve traveled to 197 countries while sharing their experiences with the world thanks to Monarch.

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20 Olympic Fun Facts

Every 4 years (barring a global pandemic of course), the nations of the world gather and root for the athletes representing their countries. Before the Games of the XXXII Olympiad open in Tokyo on July 23, we put together 20 captivating facts to get you into the Olympic spirit and the emotions that come with it.

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