Alpha Omega Publications Announces the Release of 2009 Switched-On Schoolhouse Homeschool Edition

Rock Rapids, IA (April 1, 2009) - Alpha Omega Publications®, a leading provider of Christian curricula, resources, and educational services, is pleased to announce the release of the newest edition of its award-winning Switched-On Schoolhouse® curriculum, SOS 2009 Homeschool Edition. Switched-On Schoolhouse (SOS) is an interactive, biblically-based curriculum that offers five core subjects of Bible, history and geography, language arts, science, and math for grades 3-12, along with a variety of electives. SOS uses computer-based learning with 3-D animation, video clips, and other engaging multimedia features to enhance students' educational experience.

The SOS 2009 Edition includes many new, exciting features for homeschooling families, including customizable homepage themes for students and parents. SOS users can easily add their personality to the curriculum with the new MiSOS homepage theme, which features a variety of color options, as well as the ability to add personal photos and "Word or Bible Verse of the Day" applications. For Internet-ready users, MiSOS also offers a new search engine toolbar and RSS feed options. Plus, the lesson planner, message center, and resource tools can now be rearranged and opened with a single click.

The SOS 2009 Edition also features new assignment icons that allow students to see if an upcoming assignment is a lesson, project, quiz, or test. In addition, the new Daily Work Report allows homeschool parents to quickly view day-to-day student activity, promoting student accountability and simplifying recordkeeping.

Along with the launch of the SOS 2009 Edition, Alpha Omega Publications is also offering 12 new SOS electives for students in middle and high school. These new electives are designed to prepare students for future academic courses and enrich their general subject studies. The 12 new electives include The Civil War, Earth Science, Essentials of Math, GED Preparatory History & Geography, GED Preparatory Language Arts, GED Preparatory Math, GED Preparatory Science, Speech: Essentials of Communication, Trigonometry, Twentieth Century American History, Vietnam Era, and World Geography.

For more information on Switched-On Schoolhouse 2009 Edition and its new features, click here.

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