Found this article online and thought it was kind of interesting. If you are unaware, this is the curriculum utilized here at Crossroads Christian Academy.
AOP’s Switched-On Schoolhouse Curriculum
Wins Excellence in Education Award
Rock Rapids, IA (August 6, 2009) – Alpha Omega Publications® (AOP), a leading publisher of Christian curriculum for homeschool families, Christian schools, and distance learning students, has been awarded The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine’s 2008 Excellence in Education Award for Switched-On Schoolhouse® (SOS). Well-known for its dedication in helping homeschool parents make informed decisions regarding quality Christian curriculum, The Old Schoolhouse Magazine selected AOP’s computer-based homeschool curriculum for honors in its “Best Software Product” category. This prestigious award was voted on by thousands of homeschool parents worldwide from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and years of homeschooling experience. When the results were compiled from a direct write-in format response survey, Switched-On Schoolhouse received first place.
“In today’s high-tech environment, young people have become digital natives who enjoy learning in a computer-based, interactive learning format. Switched-On Schoolhouse meets those needs and prepares students for future success with solid academics and 21st century skills,” said Rohn Gibson, Vice President of Marketing at Alpha Omega Publications. “We sincerely appreciate all our Switched-On Schoolhouse customers and The Old Schoolhouse’s vote of confidence in our computer-based products.”
A winner of numerous academic awards, including Homeschooling Parent Magazine’s Stamp of Approval and Cathy Duffy’s 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum, AOP’s Switched-On Schoolhouse educational program for grades 3-12 is known for cutting-edge features that include the following:
• Multimedia-enriched academic content
• Five core subjects of Bible, history and geography, language arts, math, and science
• Thirty electives to create a well-rounded education
• Simplified, time-saving recordkeeping and lesson planning
• Customizable lessons and personalized MiSOS learning applications