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A Co-op GroupBuy Exclusive

SAVE UP to 52%
on HERO,
Idea of America,
& DVDs by

Colonial Williamsburg
(for ages 10 & Up)


Welcome Colonial Williamsburg!

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to welcome Colonial Williamsburg for exclusive GroupBuy savings! This GroupBuy features the Emmy award-winning HERO Live! interactive broadcasts; HERO, CWs multimedia online library for elementary and middle school ages; and the robust online American History program -- The Idea of America!

The savings don't stop there, as this GroupBuy also offers access to a wide selection of DVDs and other resources to enhance your History studies in your homeschool classroom at exclusive Co-op member discounts.

Bring the Past Alive With HERO!

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is proud to announce its next generation of HERO online programming! Extensive educational resources are available in the new HERO multimedia library and e-learning environment. HERO features a wide variety of content for teachers and students including materials from the award-winning Electronic Field Trip Series, including video, web activities for students, teacher lesson plans, and special HERO Live! broadcast interactivity.

Your 1-year subscription access to HERO features & benefits include:

  • Online, on-demand access to the HERO Live! videos
  • Developed by teachers for teachers
  • On-demand access to award-winning curated video
  • Thematic programs with accompanying teacher resources, including lesson plans, scripts and primary sources
  • Student interactive explorations
  • Searchable standards correlations
  • Exclusive HERO Live! interactivity

What is the The Idea of America?

Debate keeps America vibrant.
Debate over what course America should take.
Debate over our shared, democratic values.
Debate over the extent our shared values influence public policy & in which direction.

At its heart, America is an idea. What keeps this idea vibrant? Debate. The Idea of America is a digital U.S. history program that presents our nations rich history through an original framework that views America as an enduring "Great Debate."

The Idea of America is a standards-based, supplemental program you can integrate with your current history curriculum or use as a stand alone program. It comprises 65 case studies using multimedia and interactive elements-that make primary-source content relevant to today's learners and encourage active citizenship.


More great titles from Colonial Williamsburg!

This GroupBuy also offers Co-op members exclusive savings of 20% OFF a rich selection of DVDs and printed materials by Colonial Williamsburg! DVD Explore these links to a smorgasbord of History resources for your classroom:

With Signature Co-op GroupBuy Savings!

Co-op members enjoy EXCLUSIVE access to TREMENDOUS DISCOUNTS for these unique online on-demand History programs and DVDs:

  • SAVE 52% on HERO, 1-Year Subscription - Members pay a low $120! This program retails at $250.
  • SAVE 25% on The Idea of America, 1-Year Subscription - Member price is only $112.50 with the Co-op discount code.
  • SAVE 20% on DVDs and Learning Packs - Members access low pricing with the Co-op discount code.
These savings are ONLY at the Co-op!

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HERO by Colonial Williamsburg 1 Year Subscription

This program is for the ENTIRE FAMILY! You enjoy on-demand 24/7 access! HERO was developed by teachers and content experts for 4-8th grade students. Resources include:

  • curated video of historical topics that range from war and the military, women's history, slavery, government, and more
  • web activities
  • historical background and topic overviews
  • lesson plans
  • time lines
  • glossaries
  • primary sources
Using your HERO subscription, you can teach American history with video, web activities, and classroom lessons. HERO features content from the award-winning Electronic Field Trip Series, now available for instruction on demand. Convenient and easy to use, HERO provides you with engaging history content video and lessons in an online media library.

HERO subscribers also have access to LIVE broadcast events with EXCLUSIVE personal interactions:

  • Call in live to ask historical characters and historians questions. Every student will receive a personal answer from our experts, either on-air or behind-the-scenes.
  • Post to the student message board or Twitter
  • Vote in the instant feedback poll

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Not available during scheduled live broadcasts? No problem! You will have private login access to watch the recording(s) of the live broadcast(s). This allows 24/7 access to the programs for you. RE-visit the field trip program(s) and/or enjoy the field trip(s) whenever it is convenient for your schedule.

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The Colonial Williamsburg EFT's were enjoyed by our entire family!! After our weeklong trip to Colonial Williamsburg and participation in various workshops there, the EFT's were the PERFECT addition to our study of American History. Our children looked forward to not only viewing each exciting and informative segment but calling in to ask their questions and hearing the questions of and responses to other students across our nation. History is more than memorizing facts from a text - names, places, people. (yawn) It is alive and breathing! T...(more)
J. DeVance, Co-op Member
These are great videos that really help make the history lesson come alive. Watching the actors discuss these situations and seeing how it impacts the lives of different people helps teach lessons in a way that stays with the viewer. Although we have focused primarily on the videos, I will be incorporating some of the teaching lessons as well and am glad they already have that ready to go. This has been a great supplement to our history curriculum and the price through the Co-Op is a great value.
Erika, Co-op Member
Great value ... children very excited to participate with program ... could easily be all the history material you would need for the year ... works great for multiple age groups!
Robin J, Co-op Member
My children have spent hours on the website. They absolutely love it, and they are learning in the process. We are looking forward to the virtual field trips. Thank you so much for having this resource available for us.
Lora P., Co-op Member
This is our second year using Colonial-Williamsburg virtual field trips. Both my boys (6th & 3rd grade) love them. It engages them with the live reenactment of history. The field trips have ignited my 6th's interest in history. Purchasing this through Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the added benefit you can't beat the price. Thank HSBC for providing homeschool families such high quality educational products at an affordable cost.
K. Avery, Co-op Member
We used this last year and my daughter loved it. She is on the spectrum and was able to 'see' what was going on in history. This was much more alive than just reading about history. This put pictures to history making it easier to remember.
Thank you
Teresa, Co-op Member
I found this to be an absolutely outstanding addition to our homeschool curriculum. My daughter loved it and learned alot in a very short time. The activities are wonderful and really challenge the student. I will be purchasing this again.
Sandra Sherwood, Co-op Member
If you are studying American History this year, I just can't recommend Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trip series enough. These are really terrific shows and the supporting documentation is voluminous. You can use as much or as little as you like... but the value is terrific!

Each video presentation comes with background articles, lesson plans, time lines, glossaries, copies of primary sources, bibliographies and web links for additional learning and activities.

This is an awesome program that is fun to watch. The shows come ...(more)
Kim H., Co-op Member
We purchased the whole year of online field trips and were amazed at their high quality. My children studied Colonial America this past school year and really were interested in the "movies." I was happy with their rapture for them and how much they learned! History became alive for them for the very first time. Thank you for offering this service through the Homeschool Buyers Co-op. We couldn't have afforded it any other way. It was a real treat!
Stacy McCann, Co-op Member
We LOVE the Colonial-Williamsburg virtual field trips. This is our first year with this package and I am sure it will be a staple in our home from now on. I was amazed at the caliber and quality of the first two sessions we have attended. The children (5th and 2nd) were completely engaged and excited throughout the presentations. Additionally both have taken away from each session questions to pursue and further their knowledge. I love when and educational product so easily inspires them to seek more information.
You cannot go wrong with t...(more)
Rachel B., Co-op Member
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