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09-12-2019 Newsletter

In this issue:
 
  • It's STEM Month at the Co-op!
  • GroupBuy Roundup :
    • LAST CALL - Ending Today! - Thinkwell Video Courseware, Brainology, College Prep Genius and The Magic School Bus Science Club

    • LAST CALL - Alpha Omega Publications

    • LAST CALL FOREVER SAVINGS - Apologia Science & Bible Study

    • NEW but Ending Soon! - Study Island, EducationCity and CTL Chromebook

    • NEW! - Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online, YAY Math!, Dyslexia Gold and Starry Night

    • Deals of the Day - IXL, eTAP and EdOptions Academy

    • Deals of the Week - LAST CALL! PLATO Learning Week - Math, Science, Language Arts, Electives & More

    • Featured Multi-Subject Resources - SmartTutor, Kumon Books and Redbird Mathematics & Language Arts

  • In the Pipeline

  • Free Webinars

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun
GroupBuy Roundup
LAST CALL - Ending Today!

Thinkwell Video Courseware - Save 45% - Ends TODAY, 9/12!

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 TODAY, 9/12, so be sure to tell your friends and homeschool groups!

Brainology - Save 60% - Ends TODAY, 9/12!

Brainology - Save 60%

It's LAST CALL to save 60% (only $19.99 for an individual student) on Brainology.

Perhaps you'd like to add something different to your new school year with a program focused on study skills and why everyone can learn? Brainology is an online, animated program that teaches brain science and study skills to middle school and high school students.

With Brainology, your students will get information as to why everyone can learn, and why learning requires time, effort and practice. Plus, you'll receive your sign-up information minutes after placing your order!

College Prep Genius - Save 21% + Get 1,500 SmartPoints - Ends TODAY, 9/12!

College Prep Genius - Save 21% + Get 1,500 SmartPoints

Does your student get nervous about test taking? If so, take a look at the College Prep Genius Comprehensive eCourse, an award-winning SAT and PSAT/NMSQT test preparation program created by SAT Instructor and homeschooling mom, Jean Burk! This course is designed to help students master the strategies behind the PSAT and SAT tests in order to improve their overall performance.

It's LAST CALL to save 21% on College Prep Genius Comprehensive eCourse, exclusively through the Co-op. Plus, we will throw in 1,500 SmartPoints to make this deal even sweeter.

The Magic School Bus Science Club - Save 50% + Free Shipping* - Ends TODAY, 9/12!

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.

LAST CALL

Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints - Ends Sun., 9/15!

Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints

Save 20% and get BONUS SmartPoints on all your Alpha Omega Publication needs! Of course, we'll make it even sweeter by throwing in FREE shipping (*for orders over $25).

If you are looking for Alpha Omega products -- such as Switched-On Schoolhouse, Monarch, Horizons, and LIFEPAC -- or realize you need an additional Alpha Omega title -- take advantage of 20% savings and BONUS SmartPoints (10 SPs for every dollar spent) through the Co-op, and you can use your SmartPoints to purchase even more award-winning curriculum!

LAST CALL FOREVER SAVINGS

Apologia Science & Bible Study - Save 25% + Double Bonus SmartPoints - Ends Sat., 9/14!

Apologia Science & Bible Study - Save 25% + 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% plus get Double Bonus SmartPoints. Ends Saturday, 9/14!
NEW but Ending Soon

Study Island - Special Offer - Only $29 - Ends Sat., 9/14!

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 retail pricing!

Now through September 14th, take advantage of the extra savings on Study Island and save 51%.

EducationCity - Only $25 - Ends Sat., 9/14!

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 Saturday, September 14th, 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.

Exclusive Chromebook Offer - Ends Mon., 9/16!

Exclusive Chromebook Offer

Get exclusive Co-op member discounts on Chromebooks from CTL (Compute-Teach-Learn) including the touch screen CTL Chromebook NL7TW-360 featuring Wacom® EMR pen technology and a sturdy 360-degree hinge, the award-winning J41, designed to resist everyday drops and spills, and the option of the J41 with X-Panel Cover.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members can get the NL7TW-360 Chromebook and Wacom® EMR Pen with 2-year Warranty for only $347, Chromebook J41 for only $219 (compared to $251 retail) or the Chromebook J41 X-Panel for only $238 (compared to $270 retail). Both Chromebooks include a power cable and a 2-Year Warranty Parts & Labor.

NEW

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online - Save up to 47% + BONUS SmartPoints

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online - Save up to 47% + 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 47% 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.

Yay Math! - Save 20% on Annual or Lifetime Subscriptions

Yay Math! - Save 20% on Annual or Lifetime Subscriptions

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to present GroupBuy savings for Yay Math!, now a digital math program. Yay Math! offers all-in-one, comprehensive courses for Geometry, Algebra 2, or both. Parents no longer need to painstakingly create content, sift through the internet ocean, or constantly vet sources. All the work is already done for you, answer keys and all.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members save 20% when purchasing an Annual Subscription for a single student, or a Lifetime Subscription good for the entire family.

Dyslexia Gold - Save up to 39%

Dyslexia Gold - Save up to 39%

Dyslexia Gold is a popular program designed to help children overcome dyslexia. In 30 minutes a day Dyslexia Gold can help improve your child's reading and spelling by addressing root causes of reading difficulties.

The Dyslexia Gold Bundle includes Engaging Eyes, Fluency Builder, Spelling Tutor and free with your bundle, Times Table Tutor.

With flexible subscription options, Co-op members can save 39% on an annual Single Student License for one student, save 36% on an annual Family License good for the whole family or save 22% on a monthly Single Student License plus save 20% on the Dyslexia Gold Screening Test.

Starry Night - Only $39.95

Starry Night - Only $39.95

The Co-op is pleased to present GroupBuy savings for the award-winning browser-based curriculum Starry Night Astronomy and Layered Earth Geology, Meteorology and Physical Geography from Simulation Curriculum Corp.

Starry Night combines an interactive sky simulator, lesson plans correlated to state and national standards and extensive teacher resources and is available for elementary, middle and high school levels. Layered Earth integrates your Earth Science curriculum with the latest technology to prepare your students for the skills they'll need in the 21st Century.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members save 20% - - only $39.95 for an Annual Subscription good for up to three users.

Deals of the Day - Today Only!

Last Call for Deals of the Day

TODAY ONLY (September 12, 2019), purchase any of these Deals of the Day and receive Bonus SmartPoints. Don't miss these BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET!
 

  • IXL - Save 25% + Get 500 SmartPoints
  • eTAP - Save 20% + Get 1,500 SmartPoints
  • EdOptions Academy - Save up to $250 + Get 1,500 SmartPoints


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
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 9/8 - 9/14 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.

PLATO Courseware Week - As Low As $15/Month + Get up to 1,500 SmartPoints

PLATO Courseware Week - As Low As $15/Month + Get up to 1,500 SmartPoints

Are you still searching for the right curriculum for the new school year? PLATO Courseware could be just what you have been looking for!

We're pleased to offer these GroupBuys for award-winning PLATO Courseware by Edmentum including Learning Electives, Science for Middle & High School, Math for Middle & High School, and Language Arts for as low as $15 a month.

Plus, if you purchase this week from any of these PLATO GroupBuys, you'll also score 500 Bonus SmartPoints which you can then use to purchase additional award-winning curriculum and supplements at the Co-op!

Or purchase PLATO Learning Comprehensive for as low as $34.95/month and get 1,500 Bonus SmartPoints.

Featured Multi-Subject Resources

SmartTutor - Save 20% + Get 500 SmartPoints

SmartTutor - Save 20% + Get 500 SmartPoints

SmartTutor has won numerous educational technology awards including multiple Best Educational Software (BESSIE) awards in categories such as Best Reading and Literacy Website and Best Math Website; a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence; and a finalist nomination for the CODiE awards.

Members Save 20% on monthly or yearly subscriptions. And, if you purchase this month as a Deal of the Month, you'll receive 500 Bonus SmartPoints!

Kumon Books - Save 30% + Get 250 SmartPoints

Kumon Books - Save 30% + Get 250 SmartPoints

A favorite with homeschoolers for years, Kumon Publishing is the world's largest supplementary educational company with over 50 years of experience best known for their colorful and kid-friendly workbooks and learning aids for children ages 2 to 12 which introduce concepts in a step-by-step manner so that your child can master each in turn without getting frustrated.

Save 30% on orders of 8 or more books, receive FREE shipping to continental U.S. addresses for your first 8 books, and add $1 for shipping for each additional book. For bundles that include multiple books, the individual books count toward your tally of 8 books. And, if purchased as a Deal of the Month, you'll also receive 250 SmartPoints!

Redbird Mathematics & Language Arts - Exclusive Savings!

Redbird Mathematics & Language Arts - Exclusive Savings!

Redbird Mathematics and Redbird Language Arts & Writing from McGraw Hill Education is a highly-personalized, adaptive online curriculum developed by Stanford University and was built on the same platform as GiftedandTalented.com.

The bundle of Redbird Mathematics and Redbird Language Arts & Writing for a full year's subscription for $49 represents great value. Or, subscribe to the stand-alone Redbird Mathematics for one student for only $39 for a full year's access. And if purchased this month as a Deal of the Month, you'll receive 500 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

Help For Your Homeschool: Math Advice From An Expert! - Weds., 9/18, 4 PM PT

Help For Your Homeschool: Math Advice From An Expert!

Do you struggle with teaching math to your children? Not your favorite subject? Looking for help with your math dilemmas? Then join math expert, Nadim El-Rahi, from CTCMath for a LIVE Q&A to get all the answers you have been looking for! Make teaching your children math easier and more successful. Register and come with your questions ready.

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

Tips to Support Your Immune System this Cold & Flu Season - Weds., 10/9, 11AM PT
 

Please join Dr. Heather Manley, author of award-winning book and curriculum series, Human Body Detectives, as she will discuss ways to be proactive and confident in preventing colds and flus in the upcoming fall and winter. She will touch base on how the immune system works, what best ways to optimize and support it, along with suggested dietary and supplements to aid in the fight against illness.

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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