Friday, October 3, 2008

Homeschool Buyers Co-Op

Have you heard of the homeschool buyers co-op yet? It's free to join and offers many different discounted group buys throughout the year. Because they have a large membership, they are able to negotiate great discounts with educational companies, many of which I would not have heard of if not for their research and advertising. Check it out; Homeschool Buyers Co-Op

I am excited about one of their latest Group Buys and have just placed my order. Descartes' Cove Math Series is a software program developed by The John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. It's an adventure on an island that covers middle school through early high school math. The student must complete math problems and puzzles in order to continue the adventure, culminating in his successful escape from the island. It covers measurement, numbers and operations, data analysis and probability, algebra, geometry, reasoning and proof. My eleven and thirteen year olds are chomping at the bit to receive this and get started.



If interested, you can check it out here; Descartes' Cove

It sells for $150 but is available through the co-op for $105. These are the kinds of deals the co-op provides for it's members. And no, I don't work for them or make any kind of commission. GRIN. I just think it's worth sharing with other homeschoolers!

2 comments:

Lizzie said...

Hi Lori!
I almost bought this but the demo scared me, will you let me know how your two like it?
I like the new blog!
Blessings
Lizzie

Lori said...

Hi Lizzie!

So far they are really enjoying it. I will give more details after I quiz them mercilessly for their opinions, but they "play" it before we officially start the school day, so they must be enjoying it!

The discount has been extended through the end of this month as well, if you decide you're interested.

Thanks for checking out the new blog! I need a little more time so I can add some of my all time favorite products as well as the TOS Crew products. :-)

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