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In this issue:

  • It's Tech Month at the Co-op!
  • GroupBuy Roundup:

    • LAST CALL - Alpha Omega Publications - 20% Sale, Chester Comix and Mapping the World by Heart - Free U.S. Shipping, and Rosetta Stone

    • LAST CALL FOREVER - Pricing - BrainPOP and Math-Whizz

    • NEW! - College Prep Genius and Human Body Detectives

    • Limited Time Offers - ABCmouse.com, ReadingIQ and Adventure Academy

    • Deals of the Day -- Discovery Education Streaming Plus, Discovery Education Science, Discovery Education High School Science Techbook and Discovery Education K-8 Science Techbook

    • Deals of the Week -- LAST CALL! - MakeCrate, Labster, μHandy Mobilephone Microscope, and TYSC Monthly Subscription

    • Get Computer Savvy - CompuScholar, CodeREV Kids, Taken Charge and Monarch Technology Electives

  • In the Pipeline - Thinkwell - 45% off Sale and Mrs Wordsmith

  • Freebies: Webinars, Free Curriculum & More

  • Cathy Duffy Reviews

  • Homeschool Garden

  • Just for Fun
GroupBuy Roundup
LAST CALL!

Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Get BONUS SmartPoints - Ends Sat., 2/15!

Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Get 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 $35, US addresses only).

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 (5 SPs for every dollar spent) through the Co-op, and you can use your SmartPoints to purchase even more award-winning curriculum!

Chester Comix - Save up to 54% + FREE SHIPPING - Ends Sat., 2/15!

Chester Comix - Save up to 54% + FREE SHIPPING

Looking for a history product to delight children of all ages? Chester Comix would make a great gift for any history lover or a fun way for the reluctant reader to explore U.S. history.

Author/illustrator Bentley Boyd turns traditional history teaching on its head with his blue-hatted crustacean, Chester the Crab, your child's guide on a colorful and witty romp through U.S. history.

Not only do members save up to 54% but if you purchase the Print Superbundle (complete series) by Saturday, 2/15, you will receive FREE Shipping (Value $11.00) on any U.S. order.

Mapping the World by Heart - Save 24% + FREE SHIPPING - Free Shipping Ends Sat., 2/15!

Mapping the World by Heart - Save 24% + FREE SHIPPING

We are pleased to offer FREE Shipping on the geography curriculum classic, Mapping the World by Heart from FableVision Learning until Saturday, 2/15! And, you'll also save 24% on this award-winning program, the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET.

Award-winning Mapping the World by Heart makes it easy to integrate lessons, activities, and drawing into any existing geography curriculum.

Get your child excited about geography with Mapping the World by Heart!

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online - Save up to 41% + Get BONUS SmartPoints - Ends Sat., 2/15!

Rosetta Stone Homeschool Online - Save up to 41% + Get 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 41% on flexible subscription options of 24-month family packs, or 6-, 12-, or 24-month and a 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.

LAST CALL FOREVER - Pricing

BrainPOP - Save 20% - Pricing Ends Sat., 2/15!

BrainPOP - Save 20%

On 2/16/20, the price for award-winning BrainPOP will be increasing, so now is the time to jump in before these savings end.

BrainPOP's Homeschool educational resources engage students in grades K-12 through animated movies, educational games, interactive quizzes, informational texts, online activities, and more. There is even a free teacher community, BrainPOP Educators, which features lesson plans, webinars, video tutorials, graphic organizers, shared best practices, and other tools to help you make the most of your one-year subscription.

NOTE: This GroupBuy is for new subscribers only.

Math-Whizz - Save up to 28% - Pricing Ends Sat., 2/15!

Math-Whizz - Save up to 28%

If you have been thinking about subscribing to Math-Whizz, now is the time to jump in on the savings before the price increases on 2/16/20! Math-Whizz is one of Great Britain's leading online math curriculums, using 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.

NEW

College Prep Genius - Save 21% + Get 1,500 SmartPoints - Ends Thurs., 2/20!

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, and designed to help students master the strategies behind the PSAT and SAT tests in order to improve their overall performance.

Exclusively through the Co-op, we're able to offer it for $149 - that's a 21% savings. Plus, we will throw in 1,500 BONUS SmartPoints to make this deal even sweeter.

Human Body Detectives - Save up to 89% + FREE Activity Book or Bonus SPs - Ends Thurs., 2/27!

Human Body Detectives - Save up to 89%  + FREE Activity Book or Bonus SPs

The award-winning Human Body Detectives uses educational adventure stories and activities to teach kids about specific body systems and their nutritional needs.

From now until Thursday, 2/27, if you purchase the Elementary Curriculum Superbundle or the BYO Superbundle at savings up to 89%, you'll also receive a Free Gift of the Human Body Detectives Activity Workbook and Audio CD-- great for trips in the car, vacations, and more!

Or save up to 64% on Human Body Detective Middle & High School Titles plus get 750 SmartPoints.

*The Free Gift Workbook and Audio CD are offered while supplies last through 2/27/2020, and can only be sent to U.S. addresses.

Limited Time Offers

ABCmouse.com - Save 60% + Get 200 SmartPoints - Ends Mon., 2/17!

ABCmouse.com - Save 60% + Get 200 SmartPoints

Give your child a head start on Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies and more with ABCmouse.com, the award-winning early learning online program for kids ages 2 - 7 with more than 8,500 standards-based learning activities that works on computers, tablets, and smartphones.

ABCmouse.com is having a special holiday sale. Receive a 1-year subscription for only $45 - a 60% savings through 2/17! Plus, Co-op members get 200 SmartPoints.

ReadingIQ - Save 68% + Get 200 SmartPoints - Ends Mon., 2/17!

ReadingIQ - Save 68% + Get 200 SmartPoints

The Co-op is pleased to present amazing savings 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 can purchase a 1-year subscription with savings of 68% ! And if purchased before 2/17, Co-op members will receive 200 SmartPoints.

Adventure Academy - Save 60% + Get 200 SmartPoints - Ends Mon., 2/17!

Adventure Academy - Save 60% + Get 200 SmartPoints

Does your child like educational games, videos, puzzles, and more? The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to offer members savings of 60% - only $45 for a year subscription for up to three students to Adventure Academy, a fully immersive virtual 3-D universe from the creators of ABCmouse.com. Plus, if purchased during their holiday sale, get 200 SmartPoints. Ends 2/17.

Deals of the Day - Today Only!
TODAY ONLY (February 13, 2020), purchase any of these Deals of the Day and receive Bonus SmartPoints. Don't miss these BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET!

Discovery Education Streaming Plus - Save 60% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Discovery Education Streaming Plus - Save 60% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Members tell us time and again that their Discovery Education Streaming subscription is one of the best educational purchases they have ever made. (See their testimonials.) And no wonder! With over 150,000 educational videos and "objects" on virtually every subject under the sun, enhanced with teaching guides, simulations, and much more, Discovery Education streaming Plus can supplement virtually every subject in your homeschool curriculum.

Save 60% today and we'll throw in 500 SmartPoints as a Deal of the Day.

Discovery Education Science - Get DOUBLE SmartPoints

Discovery Education Science - Get DOUBLE SmartPoints

We are pleased to make Discovery Education Science available to homeschoolers at an outstanding discount.

What's more, through this offer Co-op members can enjoy access to BOTH the elementary and middle school versions of Science for only $129. That's a savings of over $400 off the combined retail price of $530 for these award-winning science supplements. This is one of the best offers in our science line-up. Plus, as a Deal of the Day, we'll also throw in DOUBLE SmartPoints, if purchased today!

Discovery Education High School Techbook - Get DOUBLE SmartPoints

Discovery Education High School Techbook - Get DOUBLE SmartPoints

Discovery Education High School Science Techbook is an all-in-one resource designed to encourage students to think like scientists. Using engaging videos, audio, and numerous interactive activities, students use the 5E model of instruction (engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate) to explore Biology, Earth & Space, Chemistry, and Physics.

And if you purchase today as a Deal of the Day, you will receive DOUBLE SmartPoints.

Discovery Education K-8 Science Techbook - Get DOUBLE SmartPoints

Discovery Education K-8 Science Techbook - Get DOUBLE SmartPoints

Discovery Education K-8 Science Techbook is a comprehensive, all-in-one digital program that encourages elementary to middle school students to actively think like scientists, featuring an interactive curriculum, in-depth lesson plans and much more!

Today, as a Deal of the Day, members receive DOUBLE SmartPoints with their purchase of a 1-year subscription to Discovery Education Science Techbook.

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 2/9 - 2/15 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.

MakeCrate - Save up to 52% + Free Shipping* + Get 750 SmartPoints

MakeCrate - Save up to 52% + Free Shipping* + Get 750 SmartPoints

Would you like your child to understand the fundamentals of coding and circuits while building fun projects? Then check out MakeCrate. MakeCrate offers carefully curated and tested electronics kits that include all the parts you'll need, step-by-step illustrated instructions, and video tutorials designed to guarantee your success.

Exclusively through the Co-op, members save up to 52%! Plus, enjoy FREE shipping (*U.S. addresses only). Additionally, as a Deal of the Week, we will throw in 750 SmartPoints to make this deal even sweeter.

Labster - Award-Winning Virtual Lab Simulations - Save 27% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Labster - Award-Winning Virtual Lab Simulations - Save 27% + Get 500 SmartPoints

Have you ever wished you had access to a laboratory for your high schoolers so they could conduct science experiments? Well, we might have found a solution for you! Labster is an award-winning company that offers a subscription so your high schooler studying biology or chemistry can conduct over 25 different virtual lab simulations. Simulations include cells, enzyme kinetics, marine biology, medical genetics, acids and bases, and much more!

Members save 27% on an annual subscription, plus, as a Deal of the Week get 500 SmartPoints.

μHandy Mobilephone Microscope - Free Shipping + FREE Sticker Set + Get BONUS SmartPoints - NEW - μHandy Lite for only $34.95

μHandy Mobilephone Microscope - Free Shipping + FREE Sticker Set + Get BONUS SmartPoints

The μHandy Mobilephone Microscope Duet from Aidmics gives students a broader and deeper vision into their world by equipping a smartphone or tablet with both a portable low-mag and high-mag lenses. Students can use the collecting Album to keep sample findings organized and trackable.

This week as a Deal of the Week, members get FREE Shipping + DOUBLE SmartPoints (20/$1) for the μHandy Mobilephone Microscope (Duet) and a FREE μHandy Sampling Sticker pack - a $9.99 retail value! Or purchase the μHandy Mobilephone Microscope Lite for only $34.95 plus you get DOUBLE SmartPoints too!

TYSC Monthly Subscription Program - Save 41% + FREE Gifts + Get 250 SmartPoints

TYSC Monthly Subscription Program - Save 41% + FREE Gifts + Get 250 SmartPoints

Need a hands-on addition to your day-to-day science studies? Members save 41% on the TYSC Monthly Subscription Program for ages 5-12 is available through the Co-op with exclusive savings.

Each subscription also includes FREE gifts (valued at $15). This BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET is available to our US, Canadian and FPO/APO members. If you purchase this week as a Deal of the Week, you'll also receive 250 SmartPoints!

Get Computer Savvy

CompuScholar - Save 25% + Get 500 SmartPoints

CompuScholar - Save 25% + Get 500 SmartPoints

If your student is interested in programming, introduce her or him to the online version of award-winning computer programming courses from CompuScholar. You do not need to be an expert, as this curriculum is user-friendly, teaching in a step-by-step format.

Save 25% on CompuScholar self-study programming courses that would make a great addition to your middle or high school transcript. Plus, as a Deal of the Month this month, you'll also get 500 SmartPoints.

CodeREV Kids - Save up to 40% + Get 750 SmartPoints

CodeREV Kids - Save up to 40% + Get 750 SmartPoints

Foster creativity by providing children with exciting, confidence-building experiences with technology with CodeREV. CodeREV's programs are designed with a learn-by-doing approach, providing hands-on exploration in vital STEM educational areas and allowing even non-math or science students to thrive. No prior typing or coding experience is required.

Members save up to 40% on CodeREV classes. Plus, as a Deal of the Month this month, get 750 SmartPoints!

Taken Charge - Core Tech Skills - Save up to 27% + Get 300 SmartPoints

Taken Charge - Core Tech Skills - Save up to 27% + Get 300 SmartPoints

Save up to 27% on Taken Charge by Galvanize Labs. This unique interactive online game teaches technology in an incredibly fun way. It is designed to engage students with a cutting edge game environment while teaching them technology skills and topics like Internal PC Hardware, Digital Media, Boolean Search Logic, Internet Functionality, Home Network Setup, Internet Safety, and much more.

This GroupBuy offer allows members to pay as little as $30 per year for a single student. And if your order this month as a Deal of the Month, you will receive 300 SmartPoints.

Monarch Technology Electives - Save 20% + Get Bonus SmartPoints - 20% Savings Ends Sat., 2/15!

Monarch Technology Electives - Save 20% + Get Bonus SmartPoints

Monarch, an online Christian homeschool curriculum for grades 3-12 from Alpha Omega Publications offers Technology electives including options such as Fundamentals of Digital Media, Office Application Tutorials, Fundamentals of Computer Systems, Fundamentals of Programming and Software Development and much more!

Members save 20% and receive Bonus SmartPoints (5 SmartPoints for every $1 spent), exclusively through the Co-op.

Plus, within minutes of placing your order, you'll receive an activation code for your 18-month subscription. No shipping, no waiting!

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!

  • Thinkwell - Save 45% - Coming 2/16!
  • Mrs Wordsmith - Save 10% + FREE Shipping + BONUS SmartPoints - Coming 2/17!
Freebies: Webinars, Curriculum & More

Seasonal Allergies: Top Ways to Help Your Child - Thurs., 2/27, 11 AM PT

Seasonal Allergies: Top Ways to Help Your Child

Spring is on its way! It's a bittersweet time with bright flowers, a mix of warmer and rainier weather and with all the change, our bodies get overwhelmed. Learn from Dr. Heather Manley, author of Human Body Detectives, a few ways to build your system up to prevent any seasonal allergies and ways to treat if symptoms erupt.

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

FREE DIY Valentine's Day Coupon Book

FREE DIY Valentine's Day Coupon Book

♥ ♥ Valentine's Day is tomorrow and we have a special Freebie just for you!

This Valentine's Day, make your own Valentine Coupon Book with this Do-it-Yourself project. This 5-page PDF has 14 coupons that you or your child can use to create a personal Coupon Book for all the "Valentines" in your life.

The coupons include:

  • Family Game Night
  • A Date With Mommy and Daddy
  • A Day Without Chores
  • A Craft, Cooking, or Science Project of Your Choice
  • and many more!

Use them all or just one, or, select the coupons you'd like to include, cut them out, and create your own personal Valentine Coupon Book! ♥ ♥ 

NOTE: Once you get to the SmartPoints Vendor Hall page, scroll down to the first listing to follow the directions to download your Valentine Coupon Book.

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. Cathy is away for the next few weeks but check out these favorite reviews from the past:

BTW, the Co-op has a BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for TYSC Monthly Subscription Program here.


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.

We took time off during the holidays, but check out these favorite posts from the past:

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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