Online Learning Opens Doors

Online Learning Opens Doors

As we dive deeper into an age of technology, it is encouraging to see how technology can be used for good in the education sector. Though it’s difficult to track, iNACOL estimates there are millions of students across the U.S. who use supplemental online learning and hundreds of thousands of students who attend a full-time […]

The Top Reasons Why We Homeschool

Why We Homeschool

One of the most wonderful things about homeschooling is that it can—and does—look different for each family. This was clearly represented in the responses received on an Alpha Omega Publications Facebook post where we asked why people decided to homeschool. These are the answers we received: The Top Reasons Why People Choose Homeschooling 12% More […]

3 College Admission Tips for Homeschoolers

3 College Admission Tips for Homeschoolers

Across the country, colleges are recruiting homeschoolers and homeschool graduates are changing their professors’ views on the effectiveness of homeschooling. However, despite the increasing demand for high-achieving homeschoolers, as well as a variety of homeschool-friendly colleges available to graduates, homeschool families still need to have a strong familiarity with the college application process and what […]

The Favorite Emojis of Homeschoolers

The Most-Used Emojis of Homeschoolers

If you’re teaching Shakespeare in your homeschool this year, you know it’s a foregone conclusion that language will continue to change. In the world of computers in the world, that change has led to the massive rise in popularity of the emoji. Derived from Japanese words meaning “picture” and “character,” emojis can be considered the […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Name Removed from Literary Award

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Name Stripped from Major Literary Award

The name of one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time is being stripped from a major children’s literature award. Awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal was a lifetime achievement award for authors who made substantial and lasting contributions to children’s literature. However, the […]

Back-to-Homeschool Checklist

12 Things to Do Before the New Homeschool Year Begins

The beginning of a new homeschool year should be exciting rather than stressful, but to get to that point requires some planning. Use these items on our helpful summer homeschool checklist to make sure you’re thoroughly prepared for your new year. 1. Fill out your state’s homeschool exemption form and any other necessary paperwork to […]

August Activity Calendar for Kids

August Activity Calendar

Don’t let the dog days of summer bring out the words “I’m bored” from the mouths of your young kids. Instead, print out this free August activity calendar from Alpha Omega Publications for fresh ideas to entertain and educate your kids throughout the month. As always, feel free to make it your own based on […]

Applying for College with a Homeschool Diploma

Applying for College with a Homeschool Diploma

Though there is certainly value in having a high school diploma, many homeschool families cause themselves unnecessary stress as they seek to obtain a diploma through the “proper channels.” Today, many colleges are recruiting homeschoolers not because they possess a specific type of diploma, but because they exhibit academic abilities and character traits that enhance […]