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  1. Complete Grade 8 Subject Set, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Complete Grade 8 Subject Set, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2014 / Compact disc
    $404.96 Retail: $449.95 Save 10% ($44.99)
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    CBD Stock No: WW330551
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Make the most of technology's benefits! Switched on Schoolhouse 2014 provides engaging and thorough computer-based instruction for homeschool students. With a core curriculum of 5 primary subjects --Bible, History & Geography, Language Arts, Math, and Science --this multi-subject program has everything needed for a comprehensive, flexible school year. Biblically-based, interactive, and with new and updated features, you'll get a program that ensures your students receive a quality education tailored to their learning style. Nine topics per subject are provided with quizzes and tests. The "teacher's desktop" section provides access to answers, tests, attendance tracking, lesson plans, and other features. Software can be used for up to five students on a single computer.

Eighth-grade students will study Practical Christianity and Church History, U.S. History, Speaking and Writing Skills, Pre-Algebra and Pre-Geometry, and Physical Science I.

New for Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014:

  • Save projects to your computer and upload to the SOS database when finished
  • See a list of reusable custom assignments while creating new custom assignments
  • Create recurring events or activities once using the school or student calendar
  • Allow students to entire their own activities into the Activities Log
  • Simplified assignment of alternate or supplemental assignments
  • Ability to export Lesson Plan Report to PDF, .doc, .rtf, .xls, .xlsx, or .csv
  • New SOS Student Reports: Daily Work Report and a Past Due Report covering selected date ranges
  • New teacher reports that display the percentage complete for each course and units assigned and a Daily Homework Report showing assignments due that day.
  • Updated user interface, audible notifications for new messages, and more!

SOS 2014 System Requirements:
Note: XP users MUST have Service Pack 3 Installed; XP will NOT be supported after this 2014 release.
Windows RT is NOT supported.
Vista users MUST have Service Pack 2 installed prior to installation.
Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8 users are strongly recommended to meet the optimal performance requirements.
Only English Language versions of Microsoft are supported.

Windows XP Service Pack 3Windows Vista Service Pack 2Windows 7, 8, & 8.1
Microsoft IE 8 or higherMicrosoft IE 8 or higherMicrosoft IE 8 or higher
1 GHz or higher processor;
2 GHz for optimal performance.
1.4 GHz or higher processor;
2 GHz for optimal performance.
1.4 GHz or higher processor;
Dual core processor for optimal performance.
512 MB RAM;
2 GB for optimal performance.
1 GB RAM (2GB for 64 bit);
4 GB for optimal performance.
2 GB RAM;
4 GB for optimal performance (2GB for 32 bit)
3 GB Hard Drive Space;
10 GB for optimal performance.
3 GB Hard Drive Space;
10 GB for optimal performance.
3 GB Hard Drive Space;
10 GB for optimal performance.
CD-ROM DriveCD-ROM DriveCD-ROM Drive
Adobe ReaderAdobe ReaderAdobe Reader
Printer RecommendedPrinter RecommendedPrinter Recommended
1024 x 768 or higher1024 x 768 or higher1024 x 768 or higher

 

  1. Bible Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Bible Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2014 / Compact disc
    $89.96 Retail: $99.95 Save 10% ($9.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW330258
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Integrate a daily Bible curriculum into your homeschool, and encourage students to take their walk with Christ just as seriously as other coursework. Switched-On Schoolhouse's 2014 Bible curriculum instructs students in theology, the attributes of God, Biblical literature, Biblical geography, and Christian growth. A grade-specific emphasis is also included. Students will learn about the fundamental truths of Christianity as well as the practical aspects of being a Christian. Parents may use either the KJV or the NASB.

SOS Grade 8 Bible students will study practical Christianity and church history, as well as topics such as prayer, salvation, God's attributes, personal choices, the book of Proverbs, the beginnings of the church, early missionary journeys, Christianity's birth, verses, and more.

  1. History & Geography Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    History & Geography Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2014 / Compact disc
    $89.96 Retail: $99.95 Save 10% ($9.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW330261
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Give students an understanding of the world beyond their doorstep with Switched on Schoolhouse History & Geography 2014. Students will develop an appreciation for God's activity in the history of humanity as interactive lessons teach them about World & American Geography; World, American & Religious History; Government and Citizenship; Economics; and Social Studies.

Grade 8 SOS History & Geography students will study US History, including the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, European civilizations, the American colonies, and more.

  1. Language Arts Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Language Arts Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2014 / Compact disc
    $89.96 Retail: $99.95 Save 10% ($9.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW330278
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Students will build strong skills in the fundamentals of reading and writing with Switched on Schoolhouse's Language Arts curriculum. Sequential instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking are taught in integrated reading and writing units during the elementary grades, while middle and high school students work on individual elements of English grammar and writing. This interactive, multi-media filled program will build and develop vital English skills in students.

SOS 2014 Language Arts Grade 8 teaches Speaking and Writing Skills, including punctuation, literature, word usage, reading skills, listening, spelling, and more.

  1. Math Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Math Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2014 / Compact disc
    $89.96 Retail: $99.95 Save 10% ($9.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW330285
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Switched-On Schoolhouse Math provides students with a comprehensive, mastery-based mathematical education. Step-by-step instruction in grade-appropriate concepts helps to prepare students for upper-level studies while furthering their problem-solving abilities. Various types of questions, multiple exercise techniques, and fun games help students to gain a firm, foundational skill-set.

SOS Grade 8 Math covers Pre-Algebra II and Pre-Geometry II,including fractions, percents, formulas, integers, place value, rounding, variables, and more.

  1. Science Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Science Grade 8, Switched-On Schoolhouse 2014 Edition
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2014 / Compact disc
    $89.96 Retail: $99.95 Save 10% ($9.99)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW330292
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Hypothesize, investigate, and experiment with Switched on Schoolhouse Science. Through a combination of computer-based and non- computer-based assignments (including experiments!), SOS Science 2014 refines observation skills through studying God's created universe. Students will study specific areas within the fields of Life Science; Space & Earth Science; Physical Science; and the Nature of Science. Featuring colorful, dynamic, and fun-to-learn lessons, this computer-based course will captivate young minds and nurture a love of science!

SOS Grade 8 Science covers General Science II, which focuses on physical science, with additional topics including matter, nutrition, energy, machines, and science using technology.