Alpha Omega Publications Terminology from A-Z



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For more than four decades, Alpha Omega Publications has been faithfully serving homeschool families. If you’re new to homeschooling, use this glossary of AOP homeschool terminology from A-Z to learn more about our Christian curriculum and the benefits we can offer to help you meet your needs and educational goals.

Accreditation
Accreditation ensures only that students were schooled through an institution that has earned recognition for its programs, practices, and rigor. Because our curriculum options are not schools, they cannot be accredited; however, we do offer a fully accredited online school.

Biblical
Because the Earth is the Lord’s and everything in it, AOP integrates a Christian worldview into every subject we create, giving students a clear view of the interconnectedness of God’s creation.

CTE
Career and Technical Education courses provide foundational knowledge and job-specific training in six different career clusters. AOP offers over 40 courses that teach employable skills that have real-world relevance and equip homeschoolers to succeed as lifelong learners.

AOP Homeschool Terms from A-Z

Diagnostic Tests
To accurately place your child into our Christian homeschool curriculum, we offer free placement test resources for Monarch, LIFEPAC, and Horizons.

Electives
Over 165 electives are available across our brands to lend variety and diversity to traditional courses, allowing student to explore their interests and achieve a more well-rounded education.

Free Trial
Get Monarch free for 30 days when you use promo code MON30AOP. With automatic grading, at-a-glance report cards, and the assurance of secure data storage, you’ll quickly see why so many parents around the globe love the freedom of online learning with Monarch.

Graduation
It may seem hard to believe now, but you are capable of homeschooling your child all the way through high school.

Horizons
Homeschool with a teacher-directed curriculum that features acclaimed math, language arts, and preschool programs.

Interactive
Both Monarch (online) and Switched-On Schoolhouse (USB flash drive) lessons include more than 50,000 multimedia elements like interactive games, audio and video clips, external web links, and off-computer assignments.

Journey
As you begin your homeschool journey, check out these 15 tips for new homeschool parents.

Kindergarten
AOP print curriculum options focus on math, reading, and language arts basics, while nourishing the insatiable desires of young children to grow in knowledge and instill in them the aspirations to be lifelong learners in God’s world.

LIFEPAC
Combine textbook and workbook lessons into “worktext” units that help students in grades K-12 master content.

Multiple Intelligences
As we are all uniquely created with different talents and abilities, homeschooling makes for a perfect setting identify and explore how your child can use his gifts to glorify God.

Notifications
Within our online curriculum, parents can easily customize their settings to receive monthly, weekly, and even immediate alerts.

Online
Enjoy the freedom of online learning for grades 3-12 with Monarch subscription plans that allow for customized learning across grade levels.

Preschool
Prepare your kindergarten with highly acclaimed lessons in Horizons Preschool and Horizons Preschool for Three’s.

Qualified Teachers
Erase the worries of teaching difficult subjects or juggling multiple grade levels with an at-home education from Alpha Omega Academy. All teachers at Alpha Omega Academy have a degree or certification in the fields they teach.

Recordkeeping
Review and scroll down our tips to success to find out why recordkeeping is very important in your homeschool.

Scope & Sequence
These at-a-glace resources provide an overview of topics and themes studied throughout every course.

Teacher’s Guides
More than just the answers to your child’s workbook and test questions, these practical guides also contain supplemental activities that bring learning to life, additional worksheets for extra practice, supply lists for each individual lesson, and more.

USB Flash Drive
More than 20 years after it debuted as a groundbreaking, engaging curriculum on the computer, Switched-On Schoolhouse is now available for the first time on a USB flash drive.

Vocabulary
Horizons Spelling & Vocabulary is a phonics-based curriculum that gives a comprehensive presentation of typical spelling concepts.

Weaver
Simultaneously teach students of multiple ages with a traditional unit study curriculum for grades K-12.

EXperts
If you need a hand, we’re here to help! Available five days a week, our curriculum advisors are happy to help you choose the right curriculum for your family and assist you with any homeschooling questions you may have. Our regular hours are Monday–Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT) and Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT).

Year-Round
Homeschooling’s flexibility gives you the option to follow a traditional school-year calendar or participate in learning activities throughout the year to forego extended breaks that can contribute to learning loss.

Z “Omega”
The Greek alphabet contained only 24 letters, so Z technically isn’t represented by omega. Still, at Alpha Omega Publications, we wear our name proudly because we believe God is the beginning and the end of everything, especially our education. We believe that God is the creator of everything, and we are excited to be part of your pursuit to grow in knowledge of Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior.

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Alpha Omega Publications

Founded in 1977, Alpha Omega Publications is a leading provider of PreK-12 Christian curriculum, educational resources, and services to homeschool families worldwide. AOP follows its mission every day by creating and providing quality Christian educational materials to thousands of students through curriculum, support services, and an accredited online academy. Visit Alpha Omega Publications online or call 800-622-3070 to learn more.

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