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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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Current Group Price: $120.00
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NOTE: You are purchasing this product from the HSBC website. Your credit card will be charged for this product upon completion of your order. You will be given access to HERO through a link on your My Subscriptions page.

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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Our family enjoyed the Colonial- Williamsburg electronic field trips and looked foreward to them every month. Asking questions after viewing segments of action and having the questions answered live during the broadcasts enhanced the learning experience greatly.
Heather P, 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
My daughter has actually enjoyed the history lessons from Colonial-Williamsburg. That is a huge change from having to fight with her to do history lessons.

We watch the electronic field trips as a family and discuss them afterwards. We also look at the website materials together as well.
Theresa, Co-op Member
What wonderful programming! My children were wrapped up in each session. They didn't mind doing the student materials and on-line programs. Thanks for making history come alive!
Gail H., Co-op Member
The videos are engaging. Thank you!
Maria, Co-op Member
We got these for the first time last year when my daughter was 10. She has watched them all repeatedly. She didn't care too much about the "live" sessions (she didn't have any questions she wanted to ask) but she does love the videos and games. She can tell me so much information about the various videos. This year I will also have her do additional research and right a report. Yes, we are definitely getting it again!
Lisa D, Co-op Member
We just finished up a unit on the US constitution. The videos on the segment "A More Perfect Union" fit in perfectly. They were entertaining, informative, and added variety to our study.
J. Lance, Co-op Member
This is a fantastic resource! A few years ago while in Colonial Williamsburg, I stopped at the Electronic Field Trip booth at the Visitor Center. The cost was prohibitive for one child. I was thrilled when the Co-op offered this group buy. The electronic field trips and the additional teaching materials add so much information to our study of American History. Our entire family enjoys each trip and we look forward to the next one. We will definitely sign up for each new year. Thank you!
Kym K. - PA, Co-op Member
I was not sure what to expect when we purchased the Colonial Williamsburg Field Trips for the year, but I have to say we LOVED it. Despite the glaringly absent TRUE balance of Christianity in the speech and the roots of the speakers, we did really enjoy the presentation. Live questions and answers, children focused as being able to affect the future and preserve history and engaging presentation all made this WELL worth the money! Also gives info on fulfillment of school subject requirements which helps prepare reports. Gives an impressive ad...(more)
Capri, Co-op Member
We are huge fans of Colonial Williamsburg, so it is a thrill to invite them into our home once a month during the school year through the Electronic Field Trips. My kids highly anticipate these delightful diversions, watching the storylines with favorite actors, engaging with historic people through question and answer, playing wonderfully designed on-topic computer games and even receiving e-mails from historic people in reply to personal queries! My kids enjoy all the activities as a mini-break/diversion from the regular school schedule. L...(more)
Laurie Hackett, Co-op Member
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