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In this issue:

  • It's LAST CALL for Language Arts Month at the Co-op!
  • Community Update -- Have a question on a product? and April Contest - Final Days!

  • Homeschool Planet FREE Trial -- "I do really love this planner."

  • Deals of the Day-- IXL, Achieve 3000, and

  • Deals of the Week -- LAST CALL - Middlebury Interactive, Mango Languages, The Learnables, and Whistlefritz

  • GroupBuy Roundup:

    • LAST CALL! - Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + more!, Always Icecream & Clever Dragons, Youth Digital BOGO + more!, Cover Story, One Year Adventure Novel,, CompuScholar, and many more GroupBuy offers!

    • LAST CALL FOREVER! - Discovering Music

    • NEW - Math Mammoth 40% Sale and TestRocker SAT/ACT Prep

    • In the Pipeline - Time4Learning, Kid's Guitar Academy, and more!

    • Member Meter - Britannica's Mathematics in Context and Britannica's LaunchPacks: Social Studies

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

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

Please join us in giving a hearty Co-op "Welcome!" to 572 new homeschool families in the last week!

FAQ Index  Have a question about a favorite product at the Co-op? We have made finding the answer quick and simple on our alphabetically indexed FAQ page. Easily locate the offer to see the most commonly asked questions and answers.Click here to check it out.

Win a Chromebook

ChromebookIn order to draw attention to our outstanding line-up of language arts curriculum, this month we are giving members a chance to win a CTL J5 Chromebook.

With features such as easy setup, built-in Google Apps, 10 hours of battery life, drop resistance, spill resistance, and more, the CTL J5 Chromebook is truly student-friendly. Plus, the Chromebook is also designed to work in tablet mode by rotating the screen all away around.

So whether you homeschool "on-the-go" or in a "classroom", this durable Chromebook might be the perfect addition for your homeschool. Click here for details.

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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 T Hawkins has to say:

"I began using homeschool planet this year halfway through. I NEEDED something that I could easily change when the inevitable happened. Homeschool Planet allows that in many ways, it is extremely forgiving of a change in schedule or plan. There are super easy to follow videos to help also. ... I do really love this planner. I love the fact that some lesson plans have been created for it as well. I tried the only one we use, Math Mammoth and it is really handy." Click here for more testimonials!

Homeschool Planet now offers NEW time saving lesson plans featuring professionally-designed lesson plans for popular curriculum such as Life of Fred Complete Elementary Series, Saxon Math, Math Mammoth, 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 (April 27, 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 4/23 to 4/29, 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
Youth Digital Coding & Design Courses - BOGO or Save up to 40% + 500 SmartPoints

Youth Digital Coding & Design Courses - BOGO or Save up to 40% + 500 SmartPoints Buy one Youth Digital programming course and get an additional Youth Digital course absolutely FREE!, or, purchase a Youth Digital course for up to 40% Savings + Get 500 SmartPoints. For grades 3-8.

ENDS - 4/30!

Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints

Alpha Omega Publications - Save 20% + Free Shipping + Bonus SmartPoints when you purchase any Alpha Omega Publications product through the Co-op this month!

ENDS - 4/30!

Always Icecream & Clever Dragons - Save up to 50%

Always Icecream & Clever Dragons - Save up to 50% on Always Icecream and Clever Dragons! Multi-subject learning sites for girls & boys - includes Language Arts, Math, History, Bible, Creative Writing, Art & More! Access within 24 hours of ordering. For Grades K-8!

ENDS - 4/30!

One Year Adventure Novel & Cover Story - Save up to 20%

One Year Adventure Novel & Cover Story -- Save 20% on Cover Story, a middle school writing curriculum from award-winning author, Daniel Schwabauer. Also, save up to 20% on One Year Adventure Novel, an award-winning high school writing currciulum!*New* Cloud Versions Available! For Grades 6-12.

ENDS - 4/30!

God's World News - Save up to 58%

God's World News - Save up to 58% on a Full Year Subscription to God's World News Publications + online access! THREE (3) titles to choose from (PreK thru 8th) - Mix and Match Titles!

ENDS - 4/30! - First Month Free + Get 200 SmartPoints - First Month Free + Get 200 SmartPoints, an award-winning Online Early Learning Academy, features Reading, Math, Science, Art & More! Now goes up to 2nd Grade!

ENDS - 4/30!

Evan-Moor Exclusives - Save up to 70%

Evan-Moor Exclusives - Save up to 70% on select Evan-Moor titles for Grades PreK-8.

ENDS - 4/30!

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

Piano Wizard Academy - Save up to 47% + Free Shipping on Piano Wizard Academy Ultimate Home Studio Edition! Learning to play piano is now as simple as a video game. Fun learning for the entire family!

ENDS - 4/30! Independent Study Courses - Save 15% Independent Study Courses - Save 15% on the first 3-months to Independent Study Courses - the next generation of Stanford's Education Program for Gifted Youth. For Grades K-12.

ENDS - 4/30!

CompuScholar (formerly Homeschool Programing) - Save 30%

CompuScholar (formerly Homeschool Programing) - Save 30% on CompuScholar Online Computer Programming courses (formerly known as Homeshool Programming)! For Grades 6 & up!

ENDS - 4/30!

See all of our Language Arts GroupBuys

See all of our Language Arts GroupBuys

It's LAST CALL for Language Arts Month at the Co-op! Don't miss earning Bonus SmartPoints on great GroupBuy offers such as Achieve3000, Readorium, Get Smart Digital Program, Shakespeare In Bits, and more! And, don't forget you get a chance to win a Chromebook this month as part of Language Arts Month!

To see all LAST CALLS, click here!


Discovering Music - Save up to 40% - Ends Sunday, 4/30!

Discovering Music - Save up to 40%

It's LAST CALL FOREVER for member favorite, Discovering Music, which provides an overview of 300 years of interaction in music, arts, history, and culture.

Professor Carol takes students all over the world as her program offers (1) location footage, (2) interviews with experts, and (3) musical performances, to make the program extremely interesting and personal to students.

There is also an online subscription option available with this exclusive GroupBuy offer. View the Discovering Music YouTube Overview Video to see if this program is for your homeschool.

Members save up to 40% so be sure to tell your friends and homeschool groups about this BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET before it leaves on April 30!


Math Mammoth - Save 40% - Ends Monday, 5/1!

Math Mammoth - Save 40%

The wait is over! The One Week 40% Math Mammoth Sale has finally arrived at the Co-op!

Math Mammoth is a hugely popular math curriculum created by Maria Miller, a math teacher and passionate homeschool math advocate. In this offer, 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 40% on this popular homeschool math program until Monday, May 1st. Be sure to spread the news to your friends so they can save BIG on Math Mammoth, too!

TestRocker SAT/ACT Prep - Save up to 77%

TestRocker SAT/ACT Prep - Save up to 77%

If you would like extra help with your student's SAT or ACT test prep, but are daunted by the expense of a personal tutor, a subscription to TestRocker might be just the ticket!

TestRocker offers:

  • A virtual tutor with over 1,200 video answers to typical SAT/ACT questions
  • Personalized study plan based on a diagnostic assessment
  • Two hand-graded test essays with line by line feedback from a human grader
  • and much more!

  • As an exclusive offer for the Co-op, members can save up to 77% depending upon participation for a 12-month subscription to TestRocker for SAT or ACT. Plus, you can sign up for a FREE trial which gives you a sneak peak of TestRocker's SAT or ACT programs by taking their free Diagnostic Test, preview your study plan, and attempt some of their questions.

    With SAT and ACT testing coming up, you might want to check this one out as it's never too early to get started on preparation!
    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!



    It's time to mark your calendars! 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.

    Kid's Guitar Academy - Save up to 40%- Coming 5/15!

    If you’ve been searching to find an affordable professional-designed online guitar instruction course, Kids Guitar Academy will soon be coming to the Co-op!

    As a 20+ year guitar teaching veteran, David Osborn at Kids Guitar Academy, has been teaching homeschool students for over 12 years. His instruction is now available online! Learners as young as 7 can get started using David’s lessons with either an acoustic or electric guitar, and enjoy 24/7 access! David is excited to offer lifetime access to his professionally designed online guitar course to you at savings up to 40% of his retail price of $140!

    If you'd like to be reminded when these GroupBuy savings are available, 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?

    Mathematics in Context from Britannica Digital Learning may be the most amazing math curriculum you've never heard of!

    As the name suggests, Mathematics in Context (for grades 6-8) is designed to teach math in the context of the real world, with the aim of making math both interesting and relevant to restless middle-schoolers. This rigorous and comprehensive curriculum comes with BOTH physical and PDF versions of the Teacher's Guides, quizzes, tests, and scoring rubrics, as well as a comprehensive set of digital learning manipulatives available through an online account.

    If you were to get this program on your own, you'd have to place a minimum $795 order, but Co-op members will be able to get a 1-year license for their entire family for $99.95 with sufficient participation, so please:
    Take a look and let us know:  What do you think?
    Are you looking for a curated, authoritative source of primary and secondary materials to enrich and supplement your social studies curriculum? If so, we may have found the gold standard for you!

    LaunchPacks: Social Studies from Britannica Digital Learning -- as in Encylcopædia Britannica -- provides 1,600 LaunchPacks featuring more than 12,000 informational texts, media, timelines, interactives, maps, and primary source documents. You'll find authoritative, curated online resources to support virtually any subject you may be teaching!

    If you were to get this program on your own, you'd have to pay $795 for a classroom license, but Co-op members can get a 1-year license for their entire family for $39.95 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
    Homeschool Buyers Co-op

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