08-08-2019 Newsletter

In this issue:
 
  • It's Back to School Month at the Co-op!
  • Deals of the Week :
    • Language Arts - Reading Eggs, Grammaropolis, Words and Their Stories and myON

    • Science & Technology - CodeMonkey, Uzinggo, Adaptive Curriculum and ScienceFusion

    • Social Studies - myWorld, Highlights - Which Way USA, Highlights - Travel Adventures and Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook
  • GroupBuy Roundup :
    • LAST CALL - The Magic School Bus Science Club

    • Special Offers Ending Soon! - ABCmouse.com and ReadingIQ

    • NEW! - Calvert Curriculum and Veritas Press

    • In the Pipeline - uHandy Microscope, One Year Adventure Novel, Cover Story, & Byline, College Prep Genius and MathHelp.com
  • Free Webinars

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun
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 below will be awarded based on purchases from 8/4 - 8/10 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.
 
★ Language Arts ★

 

Reading Eggs - Save 25% + Get BONUS SmartPoints

Reading Eggs - Save 25% + Get BONUS SmartPoints

Reading Eggs is a popular online reading program for K-2 children featuring animated characters, songs, golden eggs, and a reward system that is designed to motivate children to keep exploring and learning. But does it work?

If you're looking for something fun and educational for your child, take a look at Reading Eggs -- you'll save 25% at the Co-op. When you place order, we will give you a coupon code within minutes that you can use to convert your trial account to a paid one. Plus, if purchased this week as a Deal of the Week, we'll throw in Bonus SmartPoints!

Grammaropolis - Save 50% + Get 200 SmartPoints

Grammaropolis - Save 50% + Get 200 SmartPoints

Who says grammar can't be fun? Grammaropolis is an online curriculum that teaches the parts of speech to children in grades 1-7 using animated characters starring in books, songs, videos, and interactive games and quizzes. The program also offers assessment/performance tracking and is designed to address varied learning styles.

This week, as a Deal of the Week, members will not only save 50% on an Annual Home Account Subscription to Grammaropolis, which provides a one-year subscription for up to 10 children in the same family, but will also receive 200 SmartPoints.

Words and Their Stories - Only $39 + Get 300 SmartPoints

Words and Their Stories - Only $39 + Get 300 SmartPoints

Words and Their Stories is an award-winning, interactive vocabulary curriculum from FableVision. Delivered through engaging multimedia, Words and Their Stories is designed specifically for grades 5 and up, allowing both individualized instruction and self-paced study.

Words and Their Stories is available exclusively through the Co-op for only $39! Plus, if purchased this week as a Deal of the Week, you'll also receive 300 SmartPoints!

myON Literacy Program - Only $39.95 + Get 400 SmartPoints

myON Literacy Program - Only $39.95 + Get 400 SmartPoints

Encourage reading and literacy in your child with the award-winning myON, a research-based personalized online literacy program for grades PreK-12.

myON is currently only available to schools but exclusively through the Co-op, members can purchase myON for only $39.95! And, as a Deal of the Week, you will receive 400 SmartPoints!

 
★ Science & Technology ★

 

CodeMonkey - Save 47% + Get 700 SmartPoints

CodeMonkey - Save 47% + Get 700 SmartPoints

CodeMonkey is an online game that teaches programming to children from ages 9 and up. Your student will learn real programming using a super-easy programming language called Coffescript - a language that complies to JavaScript, and was chosen mainly because of its friendly syntax. Using Coffescript, students learn to code and then build their own HTML5 games.

Members save 47% on this exclusive GroupBuy offer! Plus, purchase this week as a Deal of the Week and you will also receive 700 SmartPoints.

Uzinggo Online Math & Science - Save 40% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Uzinggo Online Math & Science - Save 40% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Uzinggo is a self-paced interactive learning tool for math and science for middle or high schoolers, based on the mega award-winning Adaptive Curriculum. It rewards students for their participation through points, badges, avatars, and levels. Uzinggo allows the student to search available content and complete ZingPaths (lesson plans) to gain a deep understanding of a specific topic.

Not only will members save 40% but you'll also receive 500 SmartPoints if purchased as a Deal of the Week this week!

Adaptive Curriculum - Save up to 60% + Get 400 SmartPoints

Adaptive Curriculum - Save up to 60% + Get 400 SmartPoints

Adaptive Curriculum offers a large library of online, multi-media, interactive instructional modules called Activity Objects that allows grade 5-12 students to participate in virtual experiments, scientific inquiry exercise, and problem-based learning that helps them gain the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in Math and Science.

Members can save up to 60% and if you purchase this award-winning online supplemental math program this week as a Deal of the Week, we'll give you 400 SmartPoints, too!

ScienceFusion - Save 30% + Get 500 SmartPoints

ScienceFusion - Save 30% + Get 500 SmartPoints

ScienceFusion from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) is a complete science curriculum available to homeschoolers for Grades K-8 and offers an entirely new online learning experience. ScienceFusion also includes a printed write-in Student Edition textbook with each grade or module license. In addition, there is a Teacher Online Management Center designed to make it easier for you to access all of the program resources for you and your student.

Members save 30% on a one-year license by grade or module for 1 student. And, if you purchase this week as a Deal of the Week, you'll also receive 500 SmartPoints.

 
★ Social Studies★

 

myWorld Social Studies - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Get 250 SmartPoints

myWorld Social Studies - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Get 250 SmartPoints

myWorld Homeschool Bundles from industry leader, Pearson Education, use the world's oldest educational technique of storytelling but applies the latest educational research to create a ground-breaking approach to social studies instruction for elementary and middle school students.

myWorld Social Studies helps students become actively engaged in social studies content through experiences that personalize instruction and make learning meaningful as well as fun.

Members save 20% and get Free Shipping on orders over $30 for this BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET! Plus purchase as a Deal of the Week, and receive 250 SmartPoints!

Highlights Which Way USA - Save 30% + Get Double Bonus SmartPoints

Highlights Which Way USA - Save 30% + Get Double Bonus SmartPoints

Which Way USA adventure kits invite children to take a U.S.A. road trip with a team of explorers and discover America while solving puzzles that help them get to know the states. Each state kit includes a puzzle book and a state map that your child will use to solve the WHO, WHAT, and WHERE of a mystery related to that state.

Members save 30% and receive Double Bonus SmartPoints (20 SPs/$1 spent) if purchased this week as a Deal of the Week, exclusively through the Co-op. Choose from specific state bundles or the complete 50-state set.

Highlights Travel Adventures - Save 30% + Get Double Bonus SmartPoints

Highlights Travel Adventures - Save 30% + Get Double Bonus SmartPoints

If you've been looking for a way to make world geography and culture both educational AND fun, Top Secret Adventures Collections from Highlights could be just the ticket. Top Secret Adventures Collections provides children with hours of puzzle-solving fun while allowing them to explore and learn about foreign countries around the world.

Members save 30% and receive Double Bonus SmartPoints this week (20 SPs/$1 Spent) as a Deal of the Week on this BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET so be sure to take a look!

Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook - Get 1,000 SmartPoints

Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook - Get 1,000 SmartPoints

Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook is a comprehensive digital program that links social studies to key historical resources, features activities that help students to think critically, and encourages students to develop arguments that are supported by evidence. The program also reaches all learning modalities through the integration of text, audio, video, images and digital investigations in an easy-to-navigate format.

Members receive 1,000 SmartPoints with the purchase of a 1-year subscription of Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook as a Deal of the Week.

GroupBuy Roundup
LAST CALL!

The Magic School Bus Science Club - Save 50% + Free Shipping* - Ends Tues., 8/13

The Magic School Bus Science Club - Save 50% + Free Shipping*

It's LAST CALL to save 50% for a one-year subscription for The Magic School Bus Science Club from The Young Scientists Club for children ages 5 and up. Plus, U.S. addresses get Free Shipping (*there is an additional charge for international addresses).

Join Ms. Frizzle and her students on The Magic School Bus each month in exploring one of twelve different science topics through hands-on experiments for a whole year. The science kits will be mailed each month around the 20th in a colorful envelope, which can be addressed directly to your child.

SPECIAL OFFERS ENDING SOON

ABCmouse.com - Get Your First Month Free! - OR only $45/yr until 8/14

ABCmouse.com - Get Your First Month Free!

Give your child a head start on Reading, Math, Science, Arts & Colors, and more with ABCmouse.com, the number one learning app for kids ages 2 - 8!

ABCmouse.com's Step-by-Step Learning Path includes 850 complete lessons in ten levels, 8,500 standards-based learning activities and 1500+ brand-new books, puzzles, games, videos, songs, art activities, and much more.

Sign up today through the Co-op and receive your first month absolutely FREE! Or, until 8/14, purchase a 1-year subscription for only $45 directly from Ages of Learning. See offer page for details.

ReadingIQ - Get Your First Month Free! - OR only $29.99/yr until 8/14

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!

ReadingIQ subscriptions includes a parent profile and up to three (3) children per account. Co-op Members will enjoy their first month absolutely FREE! Or, until 8/14, purchase a 1-year subscription for only $29.99 directly from Ages of Learning. See offer page for details.

NEW

Calvert Curriculum - Save 20% + FREE Shipping + BONUS SmartPoints

Calvert Curriculum - Save 20% + FREE Shipping + BONUS SmartPoints

Save 20% plus get FREE Shipping and BONUS SmartPoints on Calvert Curriculum, a Christian homeschool curriculum from Calvert Homeschool.

Calvert Curriculum provides self-paced, learning with teacher-directed activities with complete step-by-step lesson plans for parents to follow. The curriculum focuses on mastery-based learning and provides for systematic review (repetition of basic concepts and skills) at three levels. Calvert Curriculum also focuses on critical thinking skills.

Veritas Press: Self-Paced Online Courses - Save $100 + Get 1000 SmartPoints - Ends Mon., 8/19!

Veritas Press: Self-Paced Online Courses - Save $100 + Get 1000 SmartPoints

Are you looking for a convenient, time-saving way to teach history and bible? Would you like an award-winning curriculum at an amazing price? Does your child prefer interactive teaching, clever games, engaging video footage, and talking historical characters to get them excited about learning? Then we may have the answer for you!

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to present the best deal anywhere for Veritas Press Self-Paced Online Courses, an award-winning, online, self-paced history course for grades 7-12.

Members save $100 on your choice of courses. Plus we make the deal even sweeter by adding 1000 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

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

Coding for Homeschoolers

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.

Build An Amazing Homeschool Transcript - Tues., 9/10, 11 AM PT
 

There is only ONE secret ingredient to giving credibility to a homeschool transcript. If you don't know it, author Jean Burk will share the answer in this incredible lecture. Discover the insider criteria that Harvard uses to judge applicants and why summer break needs to be more than just a vacation... and more. If your kids are planning to go to college, you cannot afford to miss this engagement.

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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