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How to Use an Online Curriculum Well

Whether you’re new to online learning or you’ve been doing it for years, here are a few ways to get the most out of an online curriculum like Monarch.

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Vinyl Record Bowl Craft

Do you have some old vinyl records laying just around somewhere in your basement? Repurpose them with this easy vinyl bowl craft!

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School Year Memories: Free Printable

The end of this school year was filled with some new, very difficult challenges, but the school year was also filled with some wonderful things. Take the time with your child to look back and remember all the good things that happened and all the things your little one learned and achieved with this School Year Memories printable.

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Get Outside and Start a Garden

According to Sue Stuart-Smith, a psychiatrist and author of The Well-Gardened Mind, Americans spend approximately 93% of their time indoors or in a vehicle. Meanwhile, just outside your front door lies a whole world of benefits.

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Homemade Bread for Baking with Kids

Make homemade bread with your kids! This easy yeast-less soda bread recipe is perfect for making fresh bread for tonight’s dinner.

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End-of-Year Talent Show Kit

The end of the traditional school year is a great time to celebrate the talents and skills your children have cultivated over the past year. Using this free printable talent show kit from AOP, you can put on a family talent show right at home! Have your kids design the poster and make sure everyone gets a ticket to the show.

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2 Short Videos All Youth Sports Parents Should Watch

Every year approximately 40 million children play youth sports; however, by the time those kids are 13 years old, seven out of every 10 kids quit playing sports. According to John O’Sullivan, the poor behavior of parents has played a significant impact in the quick decline of young kids simply having fun.

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AOA Graduate Launches Her Career at NASA

When Jerryn Puckett recently graduated from college and landed her first job at NASA, she knew her current career was launched by her educational experience at AOP’s accredited online school, Alpha Omega Academy. That’s why Jerryn was so grateful to answer a few questions and share her inspirational story of discovering God’s path for her life.

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You Deserve It! Mother’s Day 2020 Giveaway

This Mother’s Day, we want to bring a little something special to you! We see all the hours you pour into turning average days into celebrations, all the forehead kisses and whispered blessings you sneak when your child is sleeping. We know how much it takes to be Mom, and we simply want to say…THANK YOU!

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Coronavirus Relief Could Include Parent Vouchers for Remote Learning

For parents in need of financial aid for remote learning, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is hoping to get money directly in their hands. As part of the $13.5 billion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for schools, DeVos is setting aside $180 million to create voucher-like grants for parents.

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Homeschool Awareness Month: Free Homeschool Badges

May is Homeschool Awareness Month! Share your homeschooling pride with your community by downloading and sharing a free homeschooler badge from AOP.

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Monarch FAQs: How Do I Customize Courses?

Learning is rarely one-size-fits-all which is why Monarch allows you to customize student learning, even across grade levels, to fit your child’s specific needs.

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Harvard Professor Recommends Homeschooling Ban

“Like the golden retriever who breaks into the dog treat factory, where do I begin?” asks Mike McShane, a Forbes contributor in response to a recent Harvard article about “The Risks of Homeschooling.”

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4 Fun Poetry Activities Perfect for Any Age

If you’re not sure how to approach poetry for yourself or your kids, try these 4 poetry activities that are perfect for any age. Remember, the only wrong way to do poetry is one that robs you of fun!

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Make a Time Capsule with Your Family

Time capsules are an interesting way to engage a child’s critical thinking, engineering, recordkeeping, and historical recording. They can also be a great way to spark discussions about family history and the effects of the present on the future.

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Bible Sales and Reading Jump

Bible sales and reading have jumped significantly as Americans continue their quarantine stay due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. “Easter looked different this year, but it didn't stop the global church from celebrating Jesus' resurrection,” YouVersion spokesperson Rachel Feuerborn told Christian Today.

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Free Bible Verse Phone Wallpapers

On Instagram, we asked you what Bible verses inspire you in your homeschooling mission. Here are your answers. Follow the links to download the wallpapers for a new phone background and share them on your social media!

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4 Little-Known Facts about Albert Einstein

Perhaps the most famous 20th-century scientist, Albert Einstein is best known for his theory of relativity and his work on quantum physics. April 18, 2020, marks the 65th anniversary of his death. To mark the occasion, here are 4 little-known facts about the famous wiry-haired German.

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2 Things Schools Have Learned from Homeschooling

Today, schools in more than 100 countries are closed, impacting the education of over 1 billion students. With schools closed, the education community has had to try new things. In the process, see what 2 things schools have learned from homeschooling.

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Easy Stained-Glass Window Craft

Using around-the-house supplies, you can bring the beauty of church sanctuaries to your home with this easy stained-glass window craft this Easter.

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