Rock Rapids, IA (April 1, 2013) – Now available from Alpha Omega Publications, the 2013 edition of Switched-On Schoolhouse includes three new CTE electives and first-time features.

The computer-based Christian homeschool curriculum has gained three career and technology education (CTE) electives that give high school students digital skills required for today’s colleges and businesses:

SOS Office Applications I: Tutorials for Microsoft® Word®, PowerPoint®, and Publisher®
SOS Office Applications II: Tutorials for Microsoft® Access® and Excel®
SOS Small Business Entrepreneurship

SOS also offers a number of new time-saving benefits for homeschool families.

New SOS Features
• An answer finder that allows teachers to link directly to the lesson
• Recyclable custom assignments
• A teacher mode that allows parents to locate ungraded assignments easily
• A student mode that lets students see tasks that are due that day
• An attendance tracker

First released in 1997 on CD-ROM, Switched-On Schoolhouse provides the five core subjects of Bible, history and geography, language arts, science, and math, as well as over 35 electives for students in grades 3-12. The biblical curriculum offers automatic grading and recordkeeping, advanced lesson planning, and media-rich lessons packed with interactive games, movies, maps, and timelines. SOS is used by the Duggar family from the TV show 19 and Counting.