07-25-2019 Newsletter

In this issue:
 
  • It's LAST CALL for Electives Month at the Co-op!
  • Deals of the Day -- Saxon Homeschool, Yay Math! and HELP Math

  • Deals of the Week -- SmartTutor, Master Books and eTAP
     
  • GroupBuy Roundup :

    • LAST CALL! - Shmoop, Busy Kids Do Piano and more

    • NEW but ending soon! - Thinkwell and Apologia Science & Bible Study

    • NEW! - Kids Discover Online, Mangahigh, Always Icecream/Clever Dragons, Miacademy and Rosetta Stone

    • FREE SHIPPING SPECIALS - Chester Comix and Mapping the World by Heart

    • Spotlight on Electives! - Muzzy, Whistlefritz and Sara Jordan Bilingual Kids

    • Summer Camp FREE Trials - Always Icecream/Clever Dragons, Miacademy and Monarch

  • In the Pipeline - Math Mammoth and CuriosityStream

  • Free Webinars

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun
Deals of the Day - Today Only!

Last Call for Deals of the Day

TODAY ONLY (July 25, 2019), 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

SmartTutor, Master Books & eTAP

SmartTutor, Master Books & eTAP

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

  • SmartTutor - Save 20% + Get 500 SmartPoints
  • Master Books - Save up to 40% + Free Shipping + Get 500 SmartPoints
  • eTAP - Save 20% + Get 2,000 SmartPoints


NOTE: The Deals of the Week SmartPoints listed above will be awarded based on purchases from 7/21 - 7/27 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!

Shmoop - Save 60% - LAST CALL FOREVER - Limited Inventory - Ends Weds., 7/31!

Shmoop - Save 60%

It's LAST CALL FOREVER for Shmoop University, an online, self-paced course for students in grades 5-12 from Shmoop, is an award-winning provider of Test Prep curriculum.

Using a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous materials, Shmoop's content is created by subject-matter experts from top Ph.D. and masters programs.

Exclusively for the Co-op, Members save 60% for a one-year subscription. If you have been thinking to add Shmoop to your homeschool, now is the time as there is a limited inventory and this offer is leaving the Co-op on 7/31!

Busy Kids Do Piano - Save up to 60% - Introductory Pricing Ends Weds., 7/31!

Busy Kids Do Piano - Save up to 60%

Receive introductory pricing on Busy Kids Do Piano. Created by a homeschool mom and piano teacher, Busy Kids Do Piano provides an online self-paced, step-by-step approach to piano and music appreciation lessons for your entire household. Plus, parents do not need to know how to play the piano to in order to help their student(s) through the course.

For the month of July only, members save 60% on a Lifetime Membership. The new Busy Kids Do Music History is also available at savings of 28%.

Electives Month - See All LAST CALLS!

Electives Month - See All LAST CALLS!

It's the end of ELECTIVES Month at the Co-op! If you're looking for something fun and educational to add to your new school year, click here to see the LAST CALL Elective GroupBuys, many with Bonus SmartPoints if purchased by the end of July. You can use SmartPoints to purchase additional curriculum through the Co-op!

NEW but Ending Soon

Thinkwell Video Courseware - Save 45% - Ends Mon., 7/29!

Thinkwell Video Courseware - Save 45%

Thinkwell is one of our most popular curriculum offerings for Math, Science, Social Studies, Economics or Public Speaking, and not merely because our GroupBuy delivers the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET!

Look at the demo courses and we think you'll understand why--some of the world's best teachers are teaching YOUR 5th-12th grade student in the privacy and security of your own home.

Members save 45% but only until Monday, 7/29, so be sure to tell your friends and homeschool groups!

Apologia Science & Bible Study - Save 25% + Get FREE Shipping* + Double Bonus SmartPoints - Ends Weds., 7/31!

Apologia Science & Bible Study - Save 25% + Get FREE Shipping* + Double Bonus SmartPoints

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to present deep discounts on curriculum from award-winning Apologia Educational Ministries. Apologia is the #1 publisher of award-winning creation-based science and Bible curriculum with more than fifty top awards and is trusted by homeschool families worldwide!

Choose courses for:


For a limited time, members save 25% and Double Bonus SmartPoints plus get FREE Shipping (*U.S. addresses only). Ends Wednesday, 7/31!
NEW

Kids Discover Online - Save 41% + Bonus Print Pack

Kids Discover Online - Save 41% + Bonus Print Pack

Searching for an easy to use reading platform packed with Social Studies and Science? Exclusively though the Co-op, get Kids Discover Online.

An annual subscription to Kids Discover Online Homeschool Plan gets you access to over 2,000 award winning, interactive online articles, from any internet-enabled device.

Members save $5 plus receive a Bonus 10 Magazine Pack for Free ($49.95 value) and free related downloadable Teacher and Vocabulary Guides.

Mangahigh - Save 37%

Mangahigh - Save 37%

Does your child need an engaging way to develop math skills? Mangahigh offers thousands of exciting and engaging math games to check understanding of concepts and build further depth of knowledge. Aimed at children 5-16 years old, Mangahigh covers all math concepts such as number, algebra, geometry, measurement, statistics and probability.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members can register for a special coupon to purchase an annual subscription to Mangahigh for only $50... a savings of 37%!

Always Icecream & Clever Dragons - Save up to 56%

Always Icecream & Clever Dragons - Save up to 56%

Exclusively for Co-op members, save up to 56% for Always Icecream and Clever Dragons, wholesome online learning sites for girls and boys from K-8.

Always Icecream and Clever Dragons content is carefully curated to make sure it is academically sound and wholesome. Core subjects include math, language arts, science, social studies, biblical studies, music, typing, health and intros to foreign languages.

Choose from Family, Two Siblings, and Individual subscription options that best fit your needs.

Miacademy - Save up to 56%

Miacademy - Save up to 56%

Save up to 56% on Miacademy, wholesome online learning sites for children grades K-8.

Miacademy's personalized Learning Paths based on each child's individual achievements allow students to learn real world skills through interactive games, creating designs, writing for the newspaper and running their own business.

With hundreds of new learning modules for the 2019/20 school year, this program can be used as the core curriculum and is accessible on computers or smartphones/tablets!

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online - Save up to 41% + BONUS SmartPoints - Ends Sat., 8/10!

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online - Save up to 41% + BONUS SmartPoints

We are pleased to offer members the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET permitted by Rosetta Stone for Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online. Members save up to 41% on flexible subscription options of 24-month family packs, or 6-, 12-, or 24-month and the NEW Lifetime single-user subscriptions. Plus earn BONUS SmartPoints (10 SmartPoints per $1 spent), and we honor their 30-day, no-risk, money-back offer.

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online subscriptions include immediate access on any device to all levels of the world's best language learning, printable reports, progress data, and the Supplemental Education Materials program as well as the ability to download lessons to your mobile device to continue learning offline.

FREE SHIPPING SPECIALS

Chester Comix - Save up to 54% + FREE SHIPPING - Free Shipping Ends Sat., 7/27!

Chester Comix - Save up to 54% + FREE SHIPPING

Looking for a history product to delight children of all ages? Chester Comix would make a great gift for any history lover or a fun way for the reluctant reader to explore U.S. history.

Author/illustrator Bentley Boyd turns traditional history teaching on its head with his blue-hatted crustacean, Chester the Crab, your child's guide on a colorful and witty romp through U.S. history.

Not only do members save up to 54% but if you purchase the Print Superbundle (complete series) by Saturday, 7/27, you will receive FREE Shipping (Value $11.00) on any U.S. order.

Mapping the World by Heart - Save 24% + FREE SHIPPING - Free Shipping Ends Sat., 7/27!

Mapping the World by Heart - Save 24% + FREE SHIPPING

We are pleased to offer FREE Shipping on the geography curriculum classic, Mapping the World by Heart from FableVision Learning until Saturday, 7/27! And, you'll also save 24% on this award-winning program, the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET.

Award-winning Mapping the World by Heart makes it easy to integrate lessons, activities, and drawing into any existing geography curriculum.

Get your child excited about geography with Mapping the World by Heart!

Spotlight on Electives Month - Foreign Languages

MUZZY Homeschool Edition - Save up to 65% + FREE Shipping + Get 250 SmartPoints - SmartPoints End Weds., 7/31!

MUZZY Homeschool Edition - Save up to 65% + FREE Shipping + Get 250 SmartPoints

Exclusively through the Co-op, members can save up to 65% plus get FREE Shipping (*U.S. addresses only) on award-winning MUZZY Homeschool Edition from Growing Minds. Plus if purchased this month as a Deal of the Month, receive 250 SmartPoints!

MUZZY's Homeschool Edition teaches Spanish and French using fun and animated stories featuring Muzzy and friends. These stories use the natural immersion method and surround learners with visual, aural and contextual language.

Whistlefritz - Save 20% + Get 500 SmartPoints - SmartPoints End Weds., 7/31!

Whistlefritz - Save 20% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Whistlefritz has won 76 awards for its multi-sensory, immersion programs in Spanish and French for children aged 2-7. Programs include music, live action, animation, and colorful backgrounds. They not only teach children vocabulary, but give them a reason to use it – to solve a riddle, to help find Fritzi the mouse, or to figure out the next move in a dance.

Members can save 20% on three collections. Plus, if purchased this month as a Deal of the Month, you'll also receive 500 SmartPoints!

Sara Jordan Bilingual Kids Audio Series - Save up to 62% + Get 250 SmartPoints - SmartPoints End Weds., 7/31!

Sara Jordan Bilingual Kids Audio Series - Save up to 62% + Get 250 SmartPoints

Does your child like to sing? Why not add some song and fun to a foreign language curriculum with the award-winning Bilingual Kids Series, for English-Spanish, English-French, or English-Mandarin from Sara Jordan Publishing. These downloadable bundles include the digital albums with original songs and lyrics and the accompanying printable digital resource books.

Members save up to 62% (as low as $24.99) and, if purchased this month as a Deal of the Month, you'll also get 250 SmartPoints!

Summer Camp FREE Trials - All-in-One

Always Icecream and Clever Dragons - Free for 30 days - Ends Weds., 8/21!

Always Icecream and Clever Dragons - Free for 30 days

Always Icecream and Clever Dragons are community-based learning sites that offer academically sound and wholesome online learning experiences for girls and boys in grades K-8.

Always Icecream and Clever Dragons' personalizes Learning Paths not only include the core subjects but also include biblical studies, music, typing, health, introduction to foreign languages, life skills and more.

Check out all the features for Always Icecream and/or Clever Dragons FREE for 30 days. Free trial offer ends 8/21/19.

Miacademy Trial - Free for 30 days - Ends Weds., 8/21!

Miacademy Trial - Free for 30 days

Miacademy is an interactive learning site that offers a well-rounded K-8th grade learning experience! Through methodical and carefully curated sound and wholesome content, students enjoy learning creatively through interactive games, creating designs, writing for the newspaper and running their own business.

Miacademy is a Co-op member favorite and with hundreds of new learning modules added, this program can now be used as a core curriculum, accessible on computers or smartphones/tablets. Enjoy full access FREE for 30 days. Free trial offer ends 8/21/19.
 

Monarch - Free 30-Day Trial

Monarch - Free 30-Day Trial

Monarch is an online Christian homeschool curriculum for grades 3-12 from Alpha Omega Publications. Monarch provides lessons in the five core subjects of Bible, history and geography, language arts, math, and science, as well as a wide variety of enriching electives including career prep courses.

No need to wonder if Monarch is the right curriculum for you -- give it a try for 30 days and find out!

IMPORTANT: At the end of your trial, you'll be asked by Alpha Omega to purchase a month-to-month subscription. If a month-to-month works best for you, go ahead, but you won't get the Co-op's discount or bonus SmartPoints. If you know you want a 1-year subscription or a 5-subject set for 18 months, your best bet is to come back to the Co-op to purchase on our Monarch Offer page so that you get our current discount and Bonus SmartPoints.

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 GroupBuys live in the next few weeks. Stay tuned!
 


 
Free Webinars

Free Webinar - Why Chess Matters - Mon., 7/29, 11 AM PT

Free Webinar - Why Chess Matters

Chess has impacted the lives of kids all around the world. Join ChessKid CEO Carey Fan as he explores the positive values of chess. Perfectly combining art, math, logic and decision making, chess can teach kids how to become smarter and happier.

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

Coding for Homeschoolers - Mon., 8/12, 11 AM PT
 

Join host David Dodge, founder and CEO of CodaKid as he goes over the importance of computer programming, how to set up an effective homeschool computer science program for your child, how to teach coding when you don't have an engineering background, curriculum recommendations, and more.

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 book "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.

Check out our latest posts:
 

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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