01-24-2019 Newsletter

In this issue:
  • It's Best Deals in Homeschool Curriculum Month at the Co-op!

  • Community Update -- Free Homeschool Curriculum & Other Resources, Free DIY Valentine Coupon Book, How's it Going? Contest and more

  • Deals of the Day -- Type to Learn, Typing Pal, and Human Body Detectives

  • Deals of the Week -- LAST CALL! - Brave Writer, Digital Theatre Plus, CCC! Dr. Seuss & Friends Online Streaming, and Shakespeare in Bits

  • GroupBuy Roundup :
    • LAST CALL FOREVER - ExploreLearning Gizmos and Reflex Math

    • LAST CALL - Kids Guitar Academy, Words and Their Stories and ShillerMath

    • 10 Days Only! - Exclusive Savings for Study Island and EducationCity

    • NEW - ABCmouse.com and ReadingIQ

    • Let's Get Creative - MusicLearningCommunity.com, Animation-ish and Sara Jordan Bilingual Kids

    • In the Pipeline - Wordly Wise i3000, Michael Land's Singing Program and LiteracyPlanet

    • Free Webinars - Top Ten Homeschooling Secrets To Beat Standardized Tests and When Classic Meets Contemporary

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun

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

Please join us in giving a hearty Co-op "Welcome!" to 331 new homeschool families in the last week!

Free Homeschool Curriculum & Other Resources: Did you know that the Co-op offers free curriculum discoveries and ClickSchooling reviews? Members can sign up for our ClickSchooling newsletter in their Co-op accounts to receive daily web-based curriculum ideas automatically delivered directly to their e-mail “inbox” or click here to review our database.

FREE DIY Valentine Coupon Book

FREE DIY Valentine Coupon Book

♥ ♥ Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we have a special Freebie just for you!

This Valentine's Day, make your own Valentine Coupon Book with this Do-it-Yourself project. This 5-page PDF has 14 coupons that you or your child can use to create a personal Coupon Book for all the "Valentines" in your life.

The coupons include:

  • Family Game Night
  • A Date With Mommy and Daddy
  • A Day Without Chores
  • A Craft, Cooking, or Science Project of Your Choice
  • and many more!

Use them all or just one, or, select the coupons you'd like to include, cut them out, and create your own personal Valentine Coupon Book! ♥ ♥ 

NOTE: Once you get to the SmartPoints Vendor Hall page, scroll down to the first listing to follow the directions to download your Valentine Coupon Book.

How's It Going? Contest

How's It Going? Contest

It's Best Deals in Homeschool Curriculum Month at the Co-op, and, we have a new contest for you! Tell us how your homeschool year is going and get a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

We're looking for great ideas on how you ensure that your homeschooling is meeting yours and your students' expectations. All this month, we'll be highlighting Member Favorite curriculum and supplements so you might just find something to add to your day-to-day!

P.S. We understand that many homeschoolers have a relaxed educational philosophy with regards to testing or assessment so if that's not part of your homeschool -- no worries -- each to her or his own!

Click here to submit your post!

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Deals of the Day - Today Only!

Last Call for Deals of the Day

TODAY ONLY (January 24, 2018), 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:

NOTE: The Deals of the Week SmartPoints listed above will be awarded based on purchases from 1-20 - 1/26 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

ExploreLearning Gizmos - Save 40% - Ends Mon., 1/28!

ExploreLearning Gizmos - Save 40%

It's LAST CALL FOREVER to save 40% on one-year online subscriptions to ExploreLearning Gizmos. Your subscription accommodates up to 3 students and 1 teacher access.

Gizmos are fun, easy to use, online, interactive simulations in math and science for teachers and students in grades 3-12 AND college levels.

Over 450 online of simulations make hard-to-grasp math and science concepts easy to understand.

Reflex Math - Save up to 44% - Ends Mon., 1/28!

Reflex Math - Save up to 44%

It's LAST CALL FOREVER for Reflex Math from ExploreLearning - a game-based system designed to help students of all ability levels develop instant recall of their basic math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division). Reflex is also designed to be fun, featuring fast-paced games for students and rewards for effort and progress that will keep your child coming back again and again.

Reflex's adaptive online system continuously monitors performance and creates an optimal learning experience for every child. And as parents, you have access to reports that help you understand your child's progress at a glance.


Kids Guitar Academy - Save 50% - Ends TODAY, 1/24!

Kids Guitar Academy - Save 50%

If you've been searching to find an affordable professional-designed online guitar instruction course, Kids Guitar Academy may be just what you are looking for.

As a 20+ year guitar teaching veteran, David Osborn at Kids Guitar Academy, has been teaching homeschool students for over 12 years. His instruction is now available online! Learners as young as 7 can get started using David's lessons with either an acoustic or electric guitar, and enjoy 24/7 access!

And until Thursday, January 24th, David is excited to offer lifetime access to his professionally designed online guitar courses to you for 50% savings off the retail price.

Words and Their Stories - Only $39 + FREE Poster Set - Ends Thurs., 1/31!

Words and Their Stories - Only $39 + FREE Poster Set

It's LAST CALL for the FREE Homeschool Poster Set with Words and Their Stories, an award-winning, interactive vocabulary curriculum from FableVision.

Words and Their Stories is delivered through engaging multimedia and is designed specifically for grades 5 and up, allowing both individualized instruction and self-paced study. Full assessment and reporting features are available and all programs meet or exceed both state and national standards.

The 1 Teacher/1 Student license is available exclusively through the Co-op for only $39!

ShillerMath - Save 15% + Free Shipping - Math & Language Arts Kits - Ends Thurs., 1/31!

ShillerMath - Save 15% + Free Shipping - <i>Math & Language Arts Kits</i>

It's LAST CALL to save 15% and receive Free Shipping on award-winning ShillerMath.

ShillerMath offers kits that contain everything you will need for multiple years of no lesson prep teaching math and language arts (including lots of manipulatives and music) for your entire family which is unlike other book-based math or language arts 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.

10 Days Only!

Study Island Special Offer - Only $29

Study Island Special Offer  - Only $29

The Co-op is pleased to offer Special Savings for award-winning Study Island from Edmentum (publisher of the homeschool favorite, PLATO Learning) for grades K-12. Members can enjoy any package for only $29 each! With high school level packages including up to 11 content components ($649 retail), you make out like a bandit off of retail pricing!

Now through February 2nd, take advantage of the extra savings and Study Island and save 51%.

EducationCity - Only $25

EducationCity - Only $25

Discover EducationCity, an award-winning online program with colorful animation and interactive resources that brings learning to life!

EducationCity connects teaching and learning for PreK through 6th grade students across six different subjects including Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and much more.

Exclusively for Co-op members, until February 2, EducationCity is available for ONLY $25! Your subscription includes access to not just ONE grade level, but *all* grade levels PreK to 6th Grade -- for a full year access.


ABCmouse.com - 2 Months for $5 + 200 Bonus SmartPoints

ABCmouse.com - 2 Months for $5 + 200 Bonus SmartPoints

Give your child a head start on Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies and more with ABCmouse.com, the award-winning early learning online program for kids ages 2 - 7!

ABCmouse.com is a complete grade PreK-2 online curriculum. With more than 8,500 standards-based learning activities, your child will learn through 1,500+ brand-new books, puzzles, games, videos, songs, art activities, and much more. ABCmouse.com also works on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

Get 2 Months of ABCmouse.com for only $5. Your subscription includes 1 parent profile and up to 3 children. Plus, Co-op members get 200 SmartPoints.

ReadingIQ - Get Your First Month Free!

ReadingIQ - Get Your First Month Free!

The Co-op is pleased to present an exclusive offer for Reading IQ from the creators of award-winning ABCmouse.com. Students between the ages of 2-12 have unlimited access for all devices to thousands of popular book titles at their fingertips - anytime & anywhere!

Reading IQ subscriptions includes a parent profile and up to three (3) children per account for only $4.99 per month. Co-op Members will enjoy their first month absolutely FREE!

Let's Get Creative




In the Pipeline

In the Pipeline Intro with Ordered List

These Special Offers and GroupBuy savings are "in the bag". 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!


Free Webinar - Top Ten Homeschooling Secrets To Beat Standardized Tests - Tues., 2/5, 11 AM PT

Free Webinar - Top Ten Homeschooling Secrets To Beat Standardized Tests

Homeschoolers are not at a disadvantage when it comes to acing standardized tests. But there are little-known secrets that can hinder scores and scholarship money. We uncover wrong information that’s been perpetrated for years. Join Jean Burk, creator of College Prep Genius, and discover why colleges are coveting homeschoolers and how they use tests like the SAT/ACT and PSAT to validate the transcript. You will join tens of thousands of informed families and walk away knowing the key to beating these tests and how your student can receive life-changing, incredible scholarship money!

Click here for more details about this and other upcoming webinars and to register.

NEW! Free Webinar - When Classic Meets Contemporary - Tues., 2/12, 11 AM PT

Please join Josh Blander, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The King's College in New York City, for a free webinar discussing how students and families who engage with Classical education and liberal arts are well equipped to meaningfully influence contemporary culture. Josh and his wife homeschool their two children through Classical Conversations curriculum.

Click here for more details about this and other upcoming webinars and to register.

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!
Homeschool Garden

Homeschool Garden

Homeschool Garden

If you have been digging around for that sunny spot online with helpful tips, homeschooling knowledge, DIY lessons, regular encouragement and a harvest of other interesting topics, then come on by and visit our Homeschool Garden.

Our goal is to help you to cultivate the fields of home educating your seedlings, grow your homeschool confidence and reap the fruits of your labor.

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