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Homeschool.com's Summer Freebie (Summer Fun!) Extravaganza is a HUGE hit! We've included a lot of GREAT information on summer learning and summer fun, and we've sprinkled in summer free trials, raffles, and more.
 
Explore the World of PBS LearningMedia
PBS LearningMedia offers FREE access to over 100k educational videos, images, interactives, lesson plans, and articles designed to enhance classroom instruction. Explore PBS LearningMedia and you'll find innovative digital resources from critically-acclaimed PBS programs such as NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and PBS KIDS programs like SID THE SCIENCE KID, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, and more.
 
Download Anything You Want on GraphicStock.com
7 days of free downloads from GraphicStock! GraphicStock has over 250,000 graphics to choose from! It's the perfect solution for all your creative and homeschool needs.
 
Free Downloads and Enter to win The Reading Game
Your child can be reading in a week with "The Reading Game"! It starts with a simple fast action-memory card game that teaches five words at a time. On completing the series, the student has a reading vocabulary of 180 words, many of them Dolch and High Frequency words and will have successfully read six storybooks all on their own.
 
Save on your Next Achievement Test
For a limited time, Christian Liberty is offering it's standardized achievement testing service at a non-standard discount price. From now until the end of June, home educators can order the paper or online version of the nationally recognized California Achievement Test (1970 edition) for their students at five dollars off the regular price.
 
FREEBIE FEBRUARY ends Saturday
FREEBIE FEBRUARY ends on Saturday so this is your last chance to click on over and grab a freebie... or two...or three (or maybe more!) for your family. Please be patient while the age loads—the raffle-type listings are slowing it down a bit. But it's worth the wait!
 
Students Gain Critical 21st Century Skills through Online Education at Laurel Springs School
In order to be successful in the 21st century, students are expected to develop a variety of skills including adaptability, critical thinking, creative thinking, and a cross-cultural understanding. Laurel Springs provides students with an interactive learning environment where they have the opportunity to engage with peers from all over the world.
 
Make your own Minecraft Mods - LAST CALL to Save 40%
With over 130,000 families and growing, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers. Join today -- it's FREE -- to take advantage of our GroupBuy power and save up to 90% on award-winning curriculum and classes.
 
Freebie February - New Listings Have Been Added
FREEBIE FEBRUARY — FREE educational goodies! FREE trials, FREE books, FREE courses, FREE printables, FREE toys, FREE and helpful information, plus so much MORE! Over 200 freebies in all—and many new freebies have recently been added. So, please come by and check out the event. See what's new. And claim some freebies for your family.
 
5 Facts Parents Need To Know About Dyslexia
5 Facts Parents Need To Know About Dyslexia from Nessy.com. Nessy is an online learning program that has been created by dyslexics, and specialist teachers. Nessy will assess, provide strategies, rules and learning games. This is an affordable and effective solution when a tutor is beyond your means.
 
Freebie February is Almost Here
FREEBIE FEBRUARY—28 days of FREE educational goodies! FREE trials, FREE books, FREE courses, FREE printables, FREE toys, FREE and helpful information, plus so much MORE! Over 200 freebies in all! Yes—it will take you a while to scroll down the page! But how great!
 
An Amazing Homeschool Yearbook for Under $10
Picaboo Yearbooks is your homeschool yearbook provider. Whether you're an individual who homeschools or you are part of a larger organization, yearbooks are an essential part of every student's educational experience. From pre-school to high school, homeschool yearbooks are the perfect record keepers of achievements, activities and friendships.
 
Cyber Monday Savings at Homeschool.com
Black Friday weekend—was it hectic at your home? Did you get everything accomplished that was on your to-do list? Are there a few (or more!) things, you still have to follow up on? Maybe we can make things a bit easier. Happy Cyber Monday everyone!
 
Black Friday Savings at Homeschool.com
Welcome to Homeschool.com's first ever Black Friday-Cyber Monday sales event. You'll find exceptional products (games, subscriptions and more)—at ginormous savings (some are even FREE!). Savings are good through 12/1—and many, beyond that. Happy Black Friday everyone!
 
Voting Results - Top Homeschooling Products and MORE
Homeschool.com readers have voted and the following companies have been voted as having Top Homeschooling Products, Curriculum, and overall Websites for 2014.
 
Create and Learn – What FUN!
Edu.buncee.com is the digital creation and presentation tool for children and educators to play, learn, and create online or on-the-go. Drag and drop multimedia onto your buncee canvas to create fun lessons, digital stories, presentations, research projects, invitations and more on edu.buncee.com.
 
Free Beginning Minecraft Mod Lessons
If your kids love Minecraft and dream about creating their own mods, check out this series of FREE Beginning Minecraft Mods lessons from Homeschool Programming, Inc. Over 100 pages of step-by-step instructions will teach students to add new images, blocks, recipes and creatures to the Minecraft game!
 
Meet Lulu Jr. & Get Your Child Excited About Writing
At Lulu Jr., it is our mission to inspire creativity, strengthen literacy skills and build self-esteem among children. We want to help motivate children to achieve their writing goals by helping bring their stories to life as published books.
 
Help Your Child Win in the Game of Life
Through a stepped system of engaging videos, animations, games, art activities, journaling and more, the award-winning Spirituality for Kids program helps children (ages 7-12) tap into their inner strengths and see that the power to overcome challenges lies within them.
 
Transform any Word List into a Learning Game
VocabularySpellingCity is a game-based website and app used to build literacy skills with vocabulary and spelling. Use it with any curriculum to create custom learning activities for your children for any subject. Activities can be completed on the web or using our app.
 
The Best Homeschool Planner Ever – Try it for Free
Like many homeschoolers, you've probably tried several online planners and found them either too confusing or too limiting. That's why the Co-op is pleased to present a 30-day FREE subscription to Homeschool Planet — an easy-to-use online planner that gives you everything you need to organize your home and your home school.
 
The Must-Have Summer Learning App for Kids
Add Word Study to Kids' Summer Fun! Kids can experience learning loss when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Keep your children actively learning with VocabularySpellingCity's Summer Program.
 
Daily Homeschooling Deals
The best place for discounted educational products is educents.com.
 
50% Off Craft and Science Boxes + Free Mad Scientist Magazine
Have you heard of Green Kid Crafts? If you haven't, it is only time! Green Kid Crafts is a popular, mom-loved resource for homeschooling kids ages 3-10, saving tens of thousands of busy families time and money through fun Discovery Boxes full of educational, hands-on, and eco-friendly arts, crafts, and STEM science activities.
 
Register Now for The Homeschool Event of the Year!
Great Homeschool Conventions is The Homeschool Event of the Year - bringing encouragement, education, and resources to the homeschooling community.
 
7 Days of Complimentary Downloads for HomeSchool: 150,000 Graphics and Images
Spice up your next homeschool project! To create awareness for GraphicStock.com, they are giving away 7 days of complimentary access to download anything you want from over 150,000 graphics, images and backgrounds
 
Save up to 100% on Homeschooling Curriculum
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-100% off!
 
A FREE Boys Adventure Catalog for Homeschool Families
Families from across the country rely on JM Cremp's to be a wholesome resource for fostering a courageous, adventurous and biblical boyhood. The only way to become a man is through being a boy!
 
Parents Respond to Time 4 Learning Curriculum
We hope your homeschool year has gotten off to a great start! Ours, at Time4Learning certainly has! The addition of our new high school curriculum has brought a better response than we ever could have imagined! And speaking of responses—The diversity of our members and the innumerable ways they use Time4Learning amazes us every day.
 
A FREE Boys Adventure Catalog for Homeschool Families
Families from across the country rely on JM Cremp's to be a wholesome resource for fostering a courageous, adventurous and biblical boyhood. The only way to become a man is through being a boy ... and that is just how God designed it.
 
Curriculum for $15 or Less!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring top educational products at 30-90% off! Many for $15 or less!
 
Educents:
A Flash-Sale Site for Educational Products & Curriculum with New Deals Listed Daily!
 
Hi! We're Method Test Prep and We're Here to Help!
We know you have a lot on your plate as a homeschool parent - and if your child is in high school, that plate is growing even fuller. College prep isn't always easy, but fortunately Method Test Prep has an easy way to help your child prep for the SAT or ACT. Best of all, much of what they offer is FREE!
 
NetSupport Making Your Homeschooling Easier! 
Why should traditional classrooms get all the benefits? NetSupport School Now available for homeschoolers; innovative yet easy to deploy Student monitoring and instructional software.
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Back to School with Time4Learning - Preschool through High School!
Now is the perfect time to see if Time4Learning's online homeschool curriculum could fit into this year's family education plan. And with high school courses about to become available, you've now got options for everyone in your family!
 
NetSupport Making Your Homeschooling Easier!
Why should traditional classrooms get all the benefits? NetSupport School Now available for homeschoolers; innovative yet easy to deploy Student monitoring and instructional software.
 
Homeschool.com's Summer Freebie Extravaganza, Part II
We're happy to announce, The Summer Freebie Extravaganza is a HUGE hit! As of today, many freebies are on the page, and many more are in the queue. The freebies include FREE trials, FREE year-long subscriptions, FREE Kindle e-books, FREE printables, FREE travel guides, FREE books, FREE downloads, plus so much MORE! 
 
Summer Fun with ThinkStretch Summer Learning Program!
The ThinkStretch Summer Learning Program is an affordable, effective way to maintain reading, writing and math skills all summer long while still exploring and enjoying all that summer has to offer. 
 
Prevent Summer Brain Drain!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off! 
 
SAVE $15 on your KidCoder and TeenCoder courses
Have your kids ever asked about designing their own website, learning how to create video games, or even writing a cool new smart-phone app? Self-study courses are the answer! We offer award-winning courses that teach students to write their own computer programs, games, smart-phone apps, and websites; no teacher expertise required!
 
Save 50% On Time4Learning In April
For only $9.98 per child for the first month, you'll get full access to an entire year's worth of curriculum, which includes 1000+ multimedia lessons, parent tools, teaching resources & more -- all provided within an automated learning system that grades lessons, tracks progress and keeps reports. You can use the program however you see fit, begin at any point in the year and cancel anytime. Time4Learning requires no contracts and includes a 14-day money back guarantee. Try their curriculum demos to see how it works!
 
5 Reasons Online Music Lessons are BETTER than Traditional Lessons
Just about every parent wants their child to play an instrument. Parents understand the academic, social, and personal benefits that music offers. But did you know that online lessons have many benefits over local studio lessons? Rockfactory, the expert in live online music lessons (they've been providing online instruction successfully since 2004 ), suggests the top five reasons online lessons trump traditional lessons. 
 
Two--Three Years' Growth in as Little as 6-8 Weeks
Many children and adults struggle with problems related to reading, spelling, and language comprehension. Factor in diagnoses like dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, auditory processing disorder, hyperlexia, and autism, and it can be difficult to know where to turn for the right educational assistance. Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes provides effective, results based assistance individuals need. 
 
5 HUGE Homeschool Events: CA, CT, SC, TN, OH
Attend amazing programs--including Comedy with John Branyan, the Worldview Teen Track, Parenting Track, Children's Programs, Creation Apologetics Track and Group Leader Track. Enjoy all of this and more, including hundreds of Exhibitors in our huge exhibit halls.
 
Great Homeschool Conventions offers Outstanding Parenting Workshops
Great Homeschool Conventions offers outstanding parenting workshops--over 300 workshops! Read information about Dr. Tedd Tripp, Kirk & Casey Martin, and John Rosemond.
 
On the Hunt for a Homeschooling Curriculum that Fits your Family?
Oak Meadow Curriculum and School combines experience and innovation, and provides both print-based and online alternatives. More importantly, we offer a creative and uniquely flexible approach that acknowledges the myriad of ways that students can learn. Whether you chose to purchase our curriculum, or enroll in our fully accredited school for the added benefit of teacher support and school records, you can be assured of a learning experience that truly fits your family. 
 
Always Icecream and Clever Dragons - Fun Learning for Girls and Boys
On Always Icecream and Clever Dragons, girls and boys play fun games - and may not even be aware that they are practicing a wide array of academic subjects! These subjects include Basic to Advanced Math, Geography, Language Arts,Science, Arts & Music, and Keyboard Typing. 
 
Come See What's Great About Homeschooling
GREAT HOMESCHOOL CONVENTIONS strives to help you along the way on your homeschool venture by providing a FANTASTIC list of FEATURED SPEAKERS! Gifted children? Special Needs Child? Educational Instruction Needed? Parenting tips for tough TEENS? College Help? Scheduled to speak: DR. Kathy Koch, Carol Barnier, Steve Demme, Andrew Pudewa, Diana Waring, Amanda Bennett, Susan Wise Bauer, Leigh Bortins, David Hazell, Mark Hamby, Todd Wilson, The College Board, John Rosemond, Calm Christian Parenting and DOZENS more! Check the website for speaker variation. 
 
Homeschooling Through High School - Options are the Key
Homeschooling through High School? You can do it and eLearningK12 can help! Their personalized, guided, Internet-based educational programs offer many options. For the High School student, these options include the level of assistance given to the student, curriculum choices, and individual graduation tracks. 
 
Homeschool.com's Top 100 Educational Websites 2012
Every January, Homeschool.com asks our Product Testers to send us a list of their favorite educational websites.  We then compile the results into the Top 100 Educational Websites for the year. This year was an especially exciting year for two reasons. First, the response was overwhelming! Thank you so much. Second, many new sites were recommended! We sure hope you enjoy The Top 100 Educational Websites for 2012 (there are actually a few more than 100 - because you had so many GREAT recommendations)!
 
For 2012, give your student a fresh start with flexible online learning from Keystone
The New Year is a great time for change-big or small-in your student's education. Whatever your family's learning needs are, now's the right moment to consider Keystone. Our online private school for grades 6-12 provides a flexible way for students to dive into their subjects from anywhere in the world, work through lessons any time of the day, and succeed at their own pace.
 
Welcome to Reading Eggs!
99.6% of parents who use Reading Eggs online reading program have seen a significant increase in their child's reading abilities. 98% of teachers recommend the Reading Eggs program to other teachers. Over 2,000 elementary schools across the U.S. are using Reading Eggs in their classrooms. Reading Eggs has successfully taught over 500,000 kids how to read! 
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts - Why Not Homeschoolers?
With 56,000 families and growing rapidly, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest purchasing cooperative for homeschoolers. Founded and operated by homeschoolers, we use our group purchasing power to give homeschoolers access to the very best curriculum at the lowest possible prices.
 
Calendars reflect how we spend our time. Time is how we spend our life.
A number of top New Year's resolutions include 1) get organized, 2) manage time better, 3) keep in better touch with family, 4) keep a journal., etc. PhamCentral can help you achieve ALL of these goals with the use of the 2010 (and beyond), PhamCentral multimedia calendar! The PhamCentral calendar is an ideal tool for keeping track of noteworthy occasions, organizing your personal and family life, and maintaining contact with family and friends.
 
Is Private Tutoring Right for Your Child? 
Our goal as homeschooling parents is to provide our children with quality one-on-one education. It is widely accepted that one-on-one tutoring is probably the most effective method to improve academic achievement. That's why a WyzAnt tutor can be a valuable resource for your child's educational, athletic and musical endeavors.
 
Get State Accreditation with The Genesis Academy!
Looking for a way to homeschool with state accredited courses? Then, you should enroll your child in the distance learning program at The Genesis Academy! Providing families with qualified teachers and an experienced staff, The Genesis Academy is a state accredited* academy that offers customizable, Christian-based curriculum in both online and print-based versions for grades K-12. Plus, full-time or part-time enrollment is available, and you can register your child at any time of the year!
 
Franklin Springs
Franklin Springs Family Media has the goal of providing families with top-quality DVDs that encourage the building and strengthening of God-honoring family values. Franklin Springs produces original films that provide a picture of the exciting reformation that's happening in families across the country - fathers serving and loving their families, mothers embracing the high calling of raising children, and children enjoying the adventure of growing up in a family seeking God's best for their home.
 
Products That Can Help You Home School on a Budget
Resurrection Resources understands that times are tough and that home school families often have only one income and many students. That's why their textbooks and workbooks come with many added features. Other publishers may charge you a separate price for daily lesson plans, quizzes, tests, answers, maps, lab kits, and manipulatives but that is not the case with Resurrection Resources.
 
Homeschool Buyers Co-op
Rebecca Kochenderfer, Editor of Homeschool.com sat down with Brett Walter, the Founder and President of the Homeschool Buyers Co-op, to talk about the Co-op and the services it provides to homeschoolers. Read this article for more information about the Homeschool Buyers Co-op. Note: Co-op membership is FREE and confidential.
 
Trusted Products That Help Homeschoolers Help Their Kids
Joy Berry, a pioneering educator and a trusted child-development and parenting specialist, is the bestselling author of Joy Berry Classics for children with more than 250 titles and 85 million copies of her books sold. Joy Berry's lifelong mission is to help kids help themselves by providing the information and motivation children need to lead responsible lives. Simply put, Joy Berry knows and understands children. We thought our readers might be interested in knowing more about Joy and her mission.
 
Share Your Memories from Generation to Generation
Family photos jumbled in a shoebox, scrapbooking items purchased but never used, picture albums sitting in a closet...You want so much to put your family's memories.....stories....the essence of who you are and where you came from all together in one place for your children to see....to share.... and to learn from.
 
Interview with Homeschool Buyers Co-op
Rebecca Kochenderfer, Editor of Homeschool.com sat down with Brett Walter, the Founder and President of the Homeschool Buyers Co-op, to talk about the Co-op and the services it provides to homeschoolers. For more information about the Homeschool Buyers Co-op, click here. Note: Co-op membership is FREE and confidential.
 
Celebrating the Ordinary and the Extraordinary
PhamCentral is a family oriented website geared towards sharing memories and keeping family and friends connected. PhamCentral encourages families to intentionally create and recreate positive life experiences and preserve them in a meaningful way. Relate - leverage simple technology to strengthen meaningful relationships and bridge geographical divides. Pass it on - begin or continue a strong heritage of values and traditions from generation to generation. One of the ways families can achieve the above, is through the use of the very unique PhamCentral calendar.
 

   
 

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