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In this issue:

  • It's LAST CALL for Bring History Alive! Month at the Co-op!
  • Community Update -- Free Homeschool Curriculum & Other Resources, Contest for February, and This Week's Challenge Winner

  • Homeschool Planet FREE Trial -- ". . .things aren't falling through the cracks anymore."

  • Deals of the Day-- Adaptive Curriculum, Animation-ish, and Grammaropolis

  • Deals of the Week -- LAST CALL - Fascinating Education, Ocean First Education, and TeacherFileBox

  • GroupBuy Roundup:

    • LAST CALL - Dave Ramsey, Youth Digital, Piano Wizard, Chester Comix - Free Shipping, and more!

    • In the Pipeline - Math Mammoth and Time4Learning

    • Member Meter - CursiveLogic

  • Free Curriculum Discoveries and their ClickSchooling Reviews
  • Cathy Duffy Reviews
  • Just for Fun
COMMUNITY UPDATE

What's Happening at the Co-op...

Please join us in giving a hearty Co-op "Welcome!" to 312 new homeschool families in the last week!

Free Homeschool Curriculum & Other Resources: Have you seen all the free curriculum discoveries and ClickSchooling reviews the Co-op offers? Members can sign up for our ClickSchooling newsletter in their Co-op accounts to receive daily web-based curriculum ideas automatically delivered directly to their e-mail “inbox” or click here to review our database.

Where in the World? - This Week's Winner! - 6 More Days to Enter!

Where in the World? - This Week's Winner!

We're pleased to announce this week's "Where in the World?" Challenge winner! Congratulations to Aubrey C. who won her choice of a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate or 5,000 SmartPoints for correctly identifying at least 4 of the 7 locations.

For our Bring History Alive! Month contest, we have selected 7 locations around the world and we want you and your children to let us know "Where in the World" you think these places are. Enter by Tuesday, 2/28, for next week's drawing on 3/1 and to be eligible for the grand prize drawing of a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate (or 20,000 SmartPoints) early in March!

Members get to enter the contest once and for your entry, you'll receive 5 chances to win in:

  • A weekly random drawing for a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate (or 5,000 SmartPoints)
  • A grand prize random drawing of a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate (or 20,000 SmartPoints)

To be eligible to win the prize, your entry must have 4 of the 7 locations correct. So, get out your history and social studies resources, have some fun figuring out where in the world these locations are, and enter as soon as you can. The sooner you enter, the sooner your chances are included in all the drawings!

Click here for all the details and to enter!

Join other members who follow us for freebies, specials, and more on social media.

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Homeschool Planet - Online Planner

Homeschool Planet - FREE 30-Day Trial

Homeschool Planet - FREE 30-Day Trial

Are you thinking about a new planner? Or, do you need to change what you're currently doing?

If so, organize your world with a subscription to Homeschool Planet - everything you need to organize your home and your home school in one easy-to-use online planner!

But, don't take our word for it - here's what Co-op Member Jana has to say:

"I've been using HP for a few weeks now, and it is really helping me keep up with my kids' assignments. I had tried it when it was first unveiled in the co-op, but never really got the hang of it. This year, I wanted to come back from winter break with a fresh start. I LOVE how I can shift assignments around as well as download assignments from some of my favorite curriculum publishers. With HP I haven't lost track of where we were are in our studies, and things aren't falling through the cracks anymore." Click here for more testimonials!


Homeschool Planet now offers NEW time saving lesson plans featuring professionally-designed lesson plans for popular curriculum such as Saxon Math, Human Body Detectives, Mystery of History, Wordly Wise 3000 Online, Institute for Excellence in Writing, and many more, so you can spend more time teaching and less time planning.



Click here to start your FREE Homeschool Planet trial!
Deals of the Day - Today Only!

Last Call for Deals of the Day

TODAY ONLY (February 23, 2017), purchase any of these Deals of the Day and receive Bonus SmartPoints. Don't miss these BEST DEALS ON THE PLANET!


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 - LAST CALL!

Last Call for Deals of the Week

Last Call for 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 2/19 - 2/25 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.
GroupBuy Roundup
LAST CALL - Ending Mon., 2/27!

Dave Ramsey Finance Curriculum - Save up to 60%

Dave Ramsey Finance Curriculum - Save up to 60%

It's LAST CALL for special savings from Dave Ramsey, the nationally syndicated financial guru.

Co-op members save up to 60% on a long list of member favorites, including Foundations in Personal Finance for High School Level, Financial Peace Jr., Junior's Smart Saver Bank, the Designer Wallet Envelope System, and many more Dave Ramsey products.

Be sure to check out the NEW Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition for Homeschool and the fully online self-study edition of Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition Self-Study.

We don’t know when Dave will return, so jump in now while he’s here. Available to ship to U.S. Destinations as well as Canadian (surcharges apply for Canadian shipping)!

Mod Design 1 and more - Save up to 50% + 1,000 SmartPoints

Mod Design 1 and more - Save up to 50% + 1,000 SmartPoints

It's LAST CALL to save up to 50% on Mod Design 1 and NINE other programs from Youth Digital, -- Fashion Design 1, App Design 1, Server Design 1, 3D Game Design 1 & 2, 3D Animation 1, 3D Printing & Modeling 1, 3D Character Animation 1, 3D Game Development 1.

If your child has expressed an interest in learning to program, code, mod, animate, model, develop, design, or create, these courses from Youth Digital might be just the ticket!

Youth Digital offers online computer courses designed to give students everything they need to learn at their own pace, and on their own schedule.

Members save up to 50% depending on the number of orders plus get 1,000 SmartPoints so be sure to tell your friends and homeschool groups so we can reach the deepest discount and save BIG!

LAST CALL - Ending Tues., 2/28!

Piano Wizard Academy - Save up to 47% + Free Shipping

Piano Wizard Academy - Save up to 47% + Free Shipping

It's LAST CALL for GroupBuy savings on award-winning Piano Wizard Academy. Your child can learn to play piano by playing the amazingly simple video game, Piano Wizard!

Designed with a patented 4-step method, Piano Wizard uses color coded technology and simplicity to learn by doing, kinesthetically, aurally and visually, in your homeschool classroom -- even with no previous music experience.

Start a lifetime of musical joy with this piano learning video game program that also teaches your child to read music. With this exclusive offer, Co-op members save up to 47% (off retail) on the Piano Wizard Ultimate Home Studio Edition.

Chester Comix - Save up to 54% + Free Shipping on Print Superbundle

Chester Comix - Save up to 54% + Free Shipping on Print Superbundle

It's LAST CALL to get FREE Shipping on the Print Superbundle for Chester Comix, a history product that the entire family will enjoy according to our members testimonials.

Author/illustrator Bentley Boyd turns traditional history teaching on its head with his blue, hatted crustacean, Chester Crab, your child's guide on a colorful and witty romp through U.S. history. Bentley uses Chester, other cartoon characters, and large type to draw reluctant readers--typical of visual learners--into the study of history. You can also use his extensive Teacher Guides to amplify your student's learning.

If you purchase the Print Superbundle (complete series) receive FREE Shipping (Value $11.00) on any U.S. order through February 28, 2017.

Plus, don't forget if you purchase "The League of Homeschool All-Stars" as part of this GroupBuy, it will be personally signed by the author, Bentley Boyd.

Members save up to 54% on this exclusive GroupBuy offer!

Bring History Alive! Month - See All LAST CALLS!

Bring History Alive! Month - See All LAST CALLS!



It's LAST CALL for Bring History Alive Month at the Co-op! Don't miss earning Bonus SmartPoints on Mapping the World By Heart, Highlights Travel Adventures and Which Way USA?, Jim Hodges Audio Books, Rand McNally World Atlas, and much more! Click here to see all LAST CALLS.

ENDS - 2/28!

In the Pipeline

In the Pipeline Intro

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 Group Buys live in the few weeks. Stay tuned!

Math Mammoth - Save up to 50% - Coming Wed., 3/1!

Math Mammoth - Save up to 50%

We are pleased to announce that Math Mammoth will be returning March 1st for MATH MADNESS Month!

Math Mammoth is a hugely popular math curriculum created by Maria Miller, a math teacher and passionate homeschool math advocate. In this GroupBuy, you will find a comprehensive library of PDF math worktexts, workbooks, and complete math curriculum for grades 1-8 available as a digital download or in CD format.

Members can save up to 50% on this popular GroupBuy, so, if you'd like to be reminded when this GroupBuy launches, click here.

Time4Learning - Coming Soon!

Time4Learning - Coming Soon!

It's time to mark your calendars! Time4Learning.com will be returning soon to the Co-op.

Time4Learning offers lessons for kids (PreK-High School), tools for parents and the flexibility to use their online program anywhere.

To be reminded when this GroupBuy launches, click here.

Member Meter

Member Meter Intro

Negotiating and sponsoring GroupBuy savings is an expensive and time-consuming proposition, but we love doing it, especially when there is strong member interest.

This section of the newsletter is your opportunity to see -- and influence -- what programs and products we bring to our membership.

Please take a look, then let us know: What do you think?

Are you concerned that in this digital age your kids are not developing a basic facility for cursive writing? If so, we may have found the answer for you!

CursiveLogic is an award-winning, innovative cursive writing curriculum that teaches the four fundamental strokes that form the cursive alphabet, rather than relying on rote memorization. This can make the subject much easier to teach and learn. It was developed by Linda Shrewsbury, a Harvard trained educator and a former homeschool mom, when she was asked by a 23 year-old, special needs student for help in learning how to sign his name.

The CursiveLogic Quick-Start Pack has includes everything you need, including the workbook and easy-to-follow video instructions, to teach your kid penshipship that will last a lifetime. It retails for $49, but we can get members a $39 price (21% savings) with sufficient participation, so please:
Take a look and let us know:  What do you think?
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 new "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!
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.
We appreciate you at the Co-op!

Brett Walter
President
Homeschool Buyers Co-op

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