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This Week ▼

In this issue:

  • It's Science, Technology, and Math (STEM) Month at the Co-op!
  • Community Update -- Spend your SmartPoints, STEM Month Contest, and more

  • Homeschool Planet FREE Trial -- "It's incredible!"

  • Deals of the Day -- IXL, TYSC Monthly Subscription, and Supercharged Science

  • Deals of the Week -- LAST CALL - PLATO Courseware/Edmentum Week!

  • GroupBuy Roundup:


    • New - Homeschool Programming - Digital Savvy, TYSC Super Collections, and CCC! Streaming - National Science Foundation

    • Math Curriculum & Practice - Math Mammoth, HELP Math, Learning Wrap-Ups & Learning Palettes, and Discovery Education Math Techbook

    • In the Pipeline - ShillerMath and ShillerMath Online Test Prep

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews
  • Cathy Duffy Reviews
  • Just for Fun

What's Happening at the Co-op...

Please join us in giving a hearty Co-op "Welcome!" to 469 new homeschool families in the last week!

Spend your SmartPoints:   Do you have Co-op SmartPoints you've been waiting to spend on the perfect curriculum or supplement for your homeschool? If so, take a look at our SmartPoints Spend 'Em page for award-winning curriculum that can be purchased with your SmartPoints! Just -- click here.

Contest for September: Do you have a favorite science, technology or math teaching tip to share with our community? If so, or if you're in the process of discovering new teaching tips, share them with us for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

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Homeschool Planet - Online Planner

Homeschool Planet - FREE 30-Day Trial

Homeschool Planet - FREE 30-Day Trial

Are you thinking about a new planner? Or, do you need to change what you're currently doing?

If so, organize your world with a subscription to Homeschool Planet - everything you need to organize your home and your home school in one easy-to-use online planner!

But, don't take our word for it - here's what Co-op Member Emily has to say:

"It's incredible- we are new homeschoolers and this makes it so, so easy to balance a variety of curriculums, trips, goals. I love that my daughter has a daily checklist to go through. Even though school doesn't take a lot of time and happens at different times throughout the day, she sees that she's really accomplished a lot every day." Click here for more testimonials!

Homeschool Planet now offers NEW time saving lesson plans featuring professionally-designed lesson plans for popular curriculum such as Saxon Math, Wordly Wise 3000 Online, Math Mammoth, Institute for Excellence in Writing, Mystery of History, and many more, so you can spend more time teaching and less time planning!

Click here to start your FREE trial!
Deals of the Day - Today Only!

Last Call for Deals of the Day

TODAY ONLY (September 22, 2016), purchase any of these Deals of the Day and receive Bonus SmartPoints. Don't miss these BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET!

NOTE: The Deals of the Day SmartPoints listed above will be awarded based on purchases made TODAY ONLY and are awarded at the time of purchase. For the products with Bonus SmartPoints, after today, we will continue to offer the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for them but the SmartPoints will be reduced or removed altogether.
Deals of the Week - LAST CALL!

Last Call for Deals of the Week

Last Call for Deals of the Week

Our Deals of the Week are the BEST DEALS ANYWHERE, but for a limited time only, so don't delay:

It's PLATO Courseware/Edmentum Week!

NOTE: The Deals of the Week SmartPoints listed below will be awarded based on purchases from 9/18 - 9/24 and are awarded at the time of purchase. For the products with Bonus SmartPoints, after this Saturday (unless otherwise noted), we will continue to offer the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for them but the SmartPoints will be reduced or removed altogether.
GroupBuy Roundup
LAST CALL! - Save up to 20% - Ends TODAY, 9/22! - Save up to 20%

It's LAST CALL for online courses, the next generation of Stanford's Education Program for Gifted Youth!'s highly-personalized, adaptive, independent online learning courses are a great fit for children who need to build the foundations of their math skills, including algebra readiness, and, develop their literacy and critical thinking skills in language arts.

New subscribers to can save 15% for the first 3 months for any individual course or save 20% on the Math & Language Arts Combined course when you enroll on their site. The save 20% is the BEST DISCOUNT this summer for so be sure to take a look!


Homeschool Programming - Save 30% - 30% Savings End 9/30!

Homeschool Programming - Save 30%

Is your student interested in programming? Why not introduce her or him to the NEW online version of KidCoder and TeenCoder from Homeschool Programming, Inc.?

With brand new choices for kids and teens, at savings of 30%, choose from:

  • KidCoder: Web Design
  • KidCoder: Game Programming with Visual Basic
  • TeenCoder: Game Programming with C#
  • TeenCoder: Java Programming
  • TeenCoder: Android Programming

We are also pleased to offer the brand new Digital Savvy course, the perfect program for middle or high-school students seeking to improve their digital literacy and computer skills. Learn about computers, operating systems, Office-style applications, safe social media usage and much more!

You do not need to be an expert, as this curriculum is user-friendly, teaching in a step-by-step format. Plus, you'll receive access to get started right away within minutes of placing your order. The savings of 30% will end on Friday, September 30th, so if you're interested, it's best to jump in now!

TYSC/Magic School Bus Science Collections - Save 50%

TYSC/Magic School Bus Science Collections - Save 50%

If you just missed the offer from The Magic School Bus Science Club, this offer from The Young Scientists Club (TYSC) might be for you!

TYSC has packaged these 5 retail bundles for our Co-op members with a great deal to save 50% off the retail price of their best-selling retail kits for ages 3 and up.

Whether you have a budding scientist, engineer, mathematician, or a "curious-about-the-world" child, you just might find something in one of these hands-on engaging science activity kits to add some fun to your summer or a break!

Members save 50% on this BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET. Also, new lower shipping costs start at $7.99 per collection/bundle!

CCC! National Science Foundation Online Streaming - Only $39.95

CCC! National Science Foundation Online Streaming - Only $39.95

For the first time ever, homeschoolers can bring high-quality video online streaming into their home classrooms with 1-year subscriptions from CCC! Streaming Media!

The National Science Foundation + Bonuses features a boatload of programs for your homeschool classroom including: National Science Foundation, Around the World, Science of Speed, Inventions that Shook the World, and much more.

In addition to the videos, your 1-year subsciption will give you online access to an abundance of support materials. Check out this award-winning program available at the Co-op for only $39.95!

Math Curriculum & Practice

Math Mammoth - Get Bonus SmartPoints

Math Mammoth - Get Bonus SmartPoints

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to present a Bonus SmartPoints Offer for Math Mammoth. Now, you can purchase this popular math curriculum anytime and earn Bonus SmartPoints!

Math Mammoth is a hugely popular math curriculum created by Maria Miller, a math teacher and passionate homeschool math advocate. In this GroupBuy, you will find a comprehensive library of PDF math worktexts, workbooks, and complete math curriculum for grades 1-8 available as a digital download.

Members earn 10 SmartPoints per dollar spent on this popular GroupBuy. Plus, receive the digital download within minutes of placing your order so your student can get started today!

HELP Math - Save 50%

HELP Math - Save 50%

Award-winning HELP Math from Digital Directions for struggling students in grades 3-8 is available exclusively for Co-op members at savings of 50%!

This product caught our attention both because it was designed specifically for ELL, struggling, and special needs students AND because it has won some of the most prestigious awards for educational technology. Students can simultaneously see, hear and manipulate the math content. The program provides sheltered instruction and interactive support and feedback loops which encourage math content knowledge and math skill development.

We have arranged for you to get a 15-day FREE TRIAL to make sure this is the right product for your homeschool.

Learning Wrap-Ups & Learning Palettes - Save 25% + Get Bonus SmartPoints

Learning Wrap-Ups & Learning Palettes - Save 25% + Get Bonus SmartPoints

Learning Wrap-Ups make practicing math drills less of a chore and more fun for both kids and parents! With their very own self-correction method, these products are great for daily drills and practice.

Learning Palettes are the perfect kits for homeschoolers to use just the right curriculum to challenge a student in a particular area and help them build their confidence and work at their own pace.

Members save 25% and get Bonus SmartPoints with their purchase of this exclusive and homeschool favorite GroupBuy!

Discovery Education Math Techbook™ for Middle and High School - Get 500 SmartPoints

Discovery Education Math Techbook™ for Middle and High School - Get 500 SmartPoints

With a 1-year subscription to Discovery Education Math Techbook, students learn through engaging videos, audio, and numerous interactive activities that engage them with real world problems worth solving, featuring an inquiry based approach, interactive curriculum, differentiate instruction, and much more.

The Middle School Math Techbook includes access to content for all grade levels (Grade 6, 7, and 8) and the High School Math Techbook includes access to content for all subjects (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry). If you are interested in trying this product out in your homeschool, you can take it for a 7-day test run, absolutely FREE!

The member price for a 1-year subscription for one teacher and one student would range from $45-$55, depending on which course bundle you select. Plus, members receive 500 SmartPoints when they order.

In the Pipeline

In the Pipeline Intro

These Special Offers and GroupBuy savings are "in the bag". Read below to see what's coming!

For some, there are a few more details to be worked out before we can go live. We hope to take these Group Buys live in the few weeks. Stay tuned!

ShillerMath - Free Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints - Math & Language Arts Kits - Coming Soon!

ShillerMath - Free Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints - <i>Math & Language Arts Kits</i>

We’re excited to let you know that award-winning ShillerMath will be coming soon to the Co-op! ShillerMath was first developed in 2002 by Larry Shiller who worked with child behavioral education and Montessori experts at Princeton Center for Teacher Education, a nationally renowned Montessori teachers training institute.

ShillerMath offers kits that contain everything you will need for multiple years of no lesson prep teaching math (including lots of manipulatives and music) for your entire family (preK to pre-Algebra, usually 7th or 8th grade) which is unlike other book-based math curriculum on the market. ShillerMath’s free downloads of replacement consumables mean one kit works for everyone in the house without having to purchase extra books.

Members will receive Free Shipping and Bonus SmartPoints with the purchase of these award-winning ShillerMath kits! If you'd like to be reminded when this GroupBuy launches, click here.

ShillerMath Online Test Prep - Save 30% - Coming Soon!

ShillerMath Online Test Prep - Save 30%

We’re also excited to let you know that ShillerMath's new online PSAT/SAT/ACT Test Preparation program will be coming soon to the Co-op!

We will be able to offer savings of 30% for a 2-year subscription to the new online PSAT/SAT/ACT Test Preparation subscription which retails for $99.95 but we would be able to offer for $69.97 – just in time for the autumn and spring ACT/SAT testing schedule.

If ShillerMath seems like an PSAT/SAT/ACT Test Preparation program your homeschool could use and you'd like to be reminded when it opens, click here

Free Curriculum

FREE Curriculum from ClickSchooling

FREE Curriculum from ClickSchooling

Does it seem like you spend countless hours searching the internet for resources, games, worksheets, and more for your children? Well, look no further!

The Co-op is pleased to offer our members a database of free curriculum and other educational resources from our ClickSchooling partner. This week, we offer these free curriculum discoveries and their ClickSchooling reviews.

Please let us know if YOU find any great educational websites!
Cathy Duffy Reviews
By special arrangement with Cathy Duffy (author of the new "102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum"), Co-op members hear about Cathy's latest reviews.

Don't forget that the Co-op has BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET for many of
Cathy Duffy's 102 Top Picks!

Get the Best Deal Anywhere for Cathy Duffy Top Picks.

And, if you're not sure which curriculum might be right for your child, take a look at Cathy's 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum -- and save 50% on the various eBook editions, if you purchase through the Co-op!
Just for Fun

Do you have any videos, games, jokes, quotes or other light-hearted or inspirational Internet discoveries that you would like to share with us? Tell us about it.
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