11-14-2019 Newsletter

In this issue:
  • It's Learning Fun Month at the Co-op!
  • GroupBuy Roundup :
    • LAST CALL - Miacademy

    • NEW - TYSC Science-Art Fusion

    • Deals of the Day - Learn Math Fast Systems, myON Literacy Program and Saxon Homeschool

    • Writing Skills - Get Published!, MY Access! Writing Curriculum and ThinkCERCA

    • Online Math Curriculum - Math-Whizz, VideoText Interactive and Discovery Education Math Techbook™ for Middle and High School

    • Try Before You Buy! - Thinkwell Video Courseware, Meister Cody and MathHelp.com

    • November Freebie! - FREE Give Thanks Craft Booklet

    • In the Pipeline - Clear Water Press - One Year Adventure Novel, Cover Story & Byline, Magic School Bus Science Club and College Prep Genius

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun
GroupBuy Roundup

Miacademy - Save up to 56% - Ends Sat., 11/16!

Miacademy - Save up to 56%

It's LAST CALL to 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!


TYSC Science-Art Fusion - Save 42% + Free Shipping

TYSC Science-Art Fusion -  Save 42% + Free Shipping

The Young Scientists Club, creators of award-winning The Magic School Bus Science Club, is pleased to announce their latest hands-on science series -- Science-Art Fusion! The 6-kit Science-Art Fusion series for kids ages 5 and up combines art and science to inspire creativity while at the same time introducing basic scientific concepts, including Rainbows, Crystals, Sculptures, Bubbles, Explosions, and Space.

Members save 42% and get Free Shipping* with the purchase of this GroupBuy offer!

*This offer is only available to ship within the 48 contiguous United States.

Deals of the Day - Today Only!
TODAY ONLY (November 14, 2019), purchase any of these Deals of the Day and receive Bonus SmartPoints. Don't miss these BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET!

Learn Math Fast Systems - Save 26% + Free Shipping* + Get 1,000 SmartPoints

Learn Math Fast Systems - Save 26% + Free Shipping* + Get 1,000 SmartPoints

Is your student struggling with math? The Learn Math Fast System uses a unique approach that can help students advance several grade levels in just one school year. The Learn Math Fast System is designed for use by all learning styles, all ages and the entire family can use one complete set of the Learn Math System.

Co-op members save 26% plus enjoy FREE Shipping (*U.S. orders only)! And as a Deal of the Day, we make the deal even sweeter with 1,000 SmartPoints.

myON Literacy Program - Only $39.95 + Get 500 SmartPoints

myON Literacy Program - Only $39.95 + Get 500 SmartPoints

myON is a complete literacy solution that provides anytime, anywhere online access to thousands of award-winning digital books, optional multi-media supports, free mobile apps for the Apple iPad, Android, Chrome, and Kindle Fire HD, and personalizes content to fit your child. myON will track time spent reading, number of books read, a reading growth trajectory, and much more for your child.

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 Day, you will receive 500 Bonus SmartPoints!

Saxon Homeschool - Save up to 39% + FREE Shipping* + Bonus SmartPoints

Saxon Homeschool - Save up to 39% + FREE Shipping* + Bonus SmartPoints

Based on the teaching principles of incremental development, continual practice and review, and cumulative assessment, Saxon Math Homeschool can help your child develop a mastery of math language and concepts, from kindergarten to advanced high school levels. The Math 5/4 through High School programs are a Cathy Duffy "Top 102 Pick for Homeschool Curriculum".

Members save up to 39% and get FREE Shipping*. Plus, as a Deal of the Day, get Double SmartPoints (10 SP/$1)!

*Free shipping to U.S. street addresses only. We are sorry! We are not able to ship to P.O. boxes, APO/FPO addresses or internationally.

Writing Skills

Get Published! - Only $49

Get Published! - Only $49

Get Published! is a web-based digital publishing platform from FableVision Learning. Award-winning and best-selling author/illustrator, Peter H. Reynolds, shares his "how to's" on writing a book and the elements of publishing. Students can write and illustrate their books, too with an option for hard copy professionally printed books.

Co-op Members can purchase a one-year subscription for only $49 for one teacher and one student license and only $19 for each additional student.

MY Access! Writing Curriculum - Save 50%

MY Access! Writing Curriculum -  Save 50%

MY Access! online writing curriculum from Vantage Learning fits neatly into any homeschool language arts curriculum. It uses sophisticated technology to guide students through the process of writing to ensure that they become confident evaluators of writing and improve every time.

Members save 50% on an annual license to MY Access!

ThinkCERCA - Save 38%

ThinkCERCA - Save 38%

Through standards-aligned close reading and academic writing lessons, award-winning ThinkCERCA teaches students in grades 3-12 critical thinking through argumentative writing for English language arts, science, social studies, and math and prepares students for post-secondary life by building up their analytical skills in every subject.

By purchasing through the Co-op, members can purchase an annual subscription to ThinkCERCA for one Teacher/Student for $125 for a 38% savings. Additional student subscriptions within the same family are $75 for a 40% savings!

Online Math Curriculum

Math-Whizz - Save up to 28%

Math-Whizz - Save up to 28%

Members save up to 28% on Math-Whizz, one of Great Britain's leading online math curriculums. Math-Whizz uses interactive math animations and a unique tutoring methodology to deliver fun, measurable math learning. Math-Whizz guides students through a personal learning plan, assessing them continually, and varying the curriculum in response to their answers.

Math-Whizz has garnered scores of rave reviews from members, too!

VideoText Interactive - BIG SmartPoints Bonus - Lifetime License

VideoText Interactive - BIG SmartPoints Bonus - Lifetime License

VideoText Interactive self-study online courses are designed to ensure students grades 8-12 understand the "why" of arithmetic. The Complete Algebra course covers Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, and Algebra II and the Complete Geometry course covers Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. All courses come with a lifetime license for two (2) students.

By purchasing VideoText Interactive Algebra and Geometry online courses through the Co-op, you'll receive BONUS SmartPoints (on selected products) that you can use to purchase other award-winning curricula through the Co-op.

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 member price for a 1-year subscription ranges from $45-$55, depending on which course bundle you select. Plus, members receive 500 SmartPoints when they order. If you are interested in trying this product out in your homeschool, you can take it for a 7-day test run.

Try Before You Buy

Thinkwell - Free 14-Day Trial

Thinkwell - Free 14-Day Trial

Are your students ready to put those boring textbooks aside? Looking for an engaging online video math curriculum for your students? The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to offer members a FREE 14-Day Trial to Thinkwell's online video math curriculum featuring professors from some of the country's top colleges! Thinkwell uses the latest technology to bring great teachers into your homeschool via the Internet. Instead of reading a textbook, students watch a series of dynamic 10-minute video lectures and then complete interactive online exercises that reinforce concepts and demonstrate mastery of the topics.

Try up to five (5) courses with 24/7 access -- absolutely FREE!

Meister Cody - Save 59%

Meister Cody - Save 59%

If you've tried a lot of different approaches to math with your child but not seen any improvement, you might consider Meister Cody, an award-winning program designed to help children with dyscalculia succeed in math in grades 1-5. Meister Cody is a personalized, child-friendly adventure that can help children to read, write and calculate through play.

Meister Cody is available on Kindle devices, iOS or Android platforms (and can be used cross-device). Members can save 59% on an annual subscription to Meister Cody for up to 3 students.

NOTE: You must download the app to use this product.

MathHelp.com - Get 5,000 SmartPoints

MathHelp.com - Get 5,000 SmartPoints

MathHelp.com is a popular online video math curriculum and a Cathy Duffy "Top 102 Pick for Homeschool Curriculum" and a one-year subscription includes access to MathHelp.com's complete homeschool courses – Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 – plus access to math test preparation for the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and ACT, and access to tutoring for 5th and 6th Grade Math.

Get 5,000 SmartPoints with your subscription to MathHelp.com for grades 5 to 12! Not sure MathHelp.com is right for your family? Try it for FREE and see.

November Freebie!

FREE Give Thanks Craft Booklet

FREE Give Thanks Craft Booklet

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we have a special Freebie just for you!

This season, decorate your home with some fun and simple crafts, suitable for all ages, that help display things for which your family is thankful. We have created this FREE booklet of templates and directions to make:

  • Thankful Turkey Napkin Rings - let these cute little turkeys adorn your table and show others what you are thankful for
  • Give Thanks Banner - hang this simple banner for everyone to see showing the things for which we are appreciative
  • Little Book of Gratitude - create a mini gratitude journal to serve as a reminder of things to be grateful for this year and always

NOTE: Once you get to the SmartPoints Vendor Hall page, scroll down to the first listing and follow the directions to get your FREE downloadable Give Thanks Crafts Booklet.
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 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. Also, you can sign up for your free daily (Monday - Saturday) curriculum ideas.

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.

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