Your annual HEA Membership gives you access to educational subscription discounts!    Save -moneyMembership only $60/year! 

Please allow a week for subscription emails to be processed.  When emailing about subscriptions please quote your membership no and expiry date. Thanks!

New Discounts!!

Teen Homeschooling Australia - Academy of Free-Range Education

HEA members receive 20% discount

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The world-first independent learning, teenage university preparation resource for homeschoolers and unschoolers. Study the topics that YOU choose. Develop a love of learning. Work without textbooks from any location. All content written by qualified university tutors specifically for home educated teens and explained step-by-step. RRP: $399. 

For more information email:kerry@hea.edu.au with your membership no and expiry date

Kids Activities Delivered! HEA members receive 30% discount

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 At Kids Activites Delivered we design and sell themed kits that educate, entertain and keep kids busy for hours.  Each kit has been developed to embrace the concept of education through creation while at the same time being really really fun!  Here’s what you need to know:

Our kits cover everything from ancient Egypt through to space (and lots of stuff in between). If your kids are aged between 3 and 11 we have you covered!

Each kit contains at least 4-5 amazing activities with full instructions, along with fascinating facts about the theme which will provide bucket loads of educational fun (along with a well-deserved break for you!).

Every one of our kits also contains an interview with an Australian expert working in the field, to give a deeper, more engaging experience. (We even have exclusive deals with some of our experts so that your kids can contact them with questions!) 

 FREE SHIPPING Australia wide is included with every order.

Our kits make awesome gifts for birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza (I’m sure you get the idea!). Why not give the gift that keeps on giving and potentially spark an interest that will last a lifetime…

For more details about Kids Activities Delivered please email kerry@hea.edu.au with your Membership no and expiry date.

ZIPTALES Exclusive HEA Discount - 50% off

 

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Ziptales, the literacy learning specialists, offer rich online resources for children aged from 3 to 11.  The various programs are fully responsive on all devices. (PCs, Macs, iPads and all tablets, even smart phones).

With child-friendly music, professional voiceovers and animations, our website fosters children’s interest and encourages full parent engagement. There are entertaining stories, puppet plays, nursery rhymes, Learning the ABC, beginning vocabulary (pets, food, transport), letter recognition (fox, fish, frog), phonics readers and more. For older children a reading library of 10 levels and 150 Specific English Lessons teach all main language concepts and skills.

All content is fully aligned to the Australian Curriculum English through an interactive filter in the Staffroom. Check out our website here.

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For more information and to receive the 50% discount, please email kerry@hea.edu.au with your membership number and expiry date.

 

 Art Lessons with Instructor support

 Exclusive 20% discount to current HEA members

 

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DrawPj.com's Complete Drawing Certificate Course is absolutely ideal for your child (7+) or teenager, providing a fully structured step-by-step curriculum to build your budding artist's skills.  

Your child will be fully supported with personal video-screencast feedback from their very own instructor for every weekly exercise and project.

For further information about the discount offered and a free assessment please email kerry@hea.edu.au with your HEA membership no and expiry date.

 

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HEA members receive 10% discount!

R.I.C. Publications is the largest supplementary resource publisher in Australia, with offices in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Malaysia and New Zealand.

 At R.I.C. Publications, we look to solve problems and challenges that educators encounter every day in the traditional classroom or at home. Our ongoing publishing program keeps pace with trends and needs in education, resulting in an extensive and contemporary range of student workbooks, posters, stickers, fantastic box sets and reproducible blackline masters.

 R.I.C. Publications was awarded the prestigious Primary Publisher of the Year in 2015 and 2016. This amazing award is confirmation that our primary goal of making life easier for Australian primary school teachers and parents is being achieved.

 R.I.C. Publications is delighted to partner with HEA to assist in the provision of quality, Australian Curriculum-linked resources to home educators.

Visit ricpublications.com.au to view every page of every book online.

To access this discount please email kerry@hea.edu.au with your membership no and expiry date for more information.

 

Most of us find internet data to be a vital tool for home education but access to ADSL or NBN can be a problem for many families. HEA has teamed up with C-Mobile to ensure that those families who need reasonably priced internet data don't miss out. 

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 C Mobile is an Australian telecommunications company.

We offer simple, great value, mobile plans on both the Telstra and Vodafone networks. No lock in contracts, and our plans start as low as $9.90 per month. Our unlimited call/text plans start at $19.90 per month, based on the Telstra 4G network. It's easy to bring your number across, or if you prefer, we'll give you a new one. 

At C Mobile, we pride ourselves on our service. We have an All-Australian support centre. When you call us you get a real person in Australia, who can help with whatever your query may be.  

Our exclusive offer to HEA Members

 Select any of our great value plans from $9.90 and upwards on either the Telstra 4G (C Blue plans) or Vodafone network (C Red plans) and we will credit back your application fee of $6.90 AND give you an additional credit to the value of your first month's plan cost. For example, If you wish to try our C Red $24.90 unlimited talk and text plan, we'll credit your first invoice $31.80 (24.90 +6.90). This means you will be able to experience C Mobile with absolutely no risk. If we aren't all we're cracked up to be, you can leave at any time with no fees or penalties at all.  

Call our Australian support centre on 1300 545000 or email us on support@cmobile.com.au with any queries, or even just to say g'day!

 To access this offer please email Kerry at subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your Membership no and expiry date.

 

Begin Homeschooling With Confidence - HEA members exclusive 40% discount 

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Your crash-course in exactly what you need to know to begin homeschooling! An ecourse designed to reduce your overwhelm and help you start homeschooling in the best way for your family.

Contains 13 modules, covering...

  • Deschooling
  • Mission Statements
  • Self Care
  • Choosing methods and resources that will make learning fun
  • Homemaking (aka digging yourself out of the mess)
  • Finding Support
  • Dealing with Critics
  • Learning Alongside your Children
  • And more

Includes worksheets and targeted resource lists that will help you apply your new knowledge to your situation instantly. And some bonus fun stuff!

Kelly George is a married mum to five adventurous children aged 13 - 8. None have ever been been to school, and they all like it that way. She's currently travelling Australia in a rainbow caravan, in the process of completing a nursing degree and loves farming.

Check out fearlesshomeschool.com

Please email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your HEA membership no and expiry date to access this discount.

 

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Looking for a Unique opportunity for your boy? Does your boy need a 
"Digital Detox?" Would he benefit from a week in the country getting 
back to basics?
Boys To The Bush is a "real" farm experience for boys. During their stay 
boys will learn basics in: Mechanics, Shearing, Welding, Working with 
animals, Fishing, Yabbying, Cooking as well as many more skills. Boys 
will gain a written reference outlining their skills and competencies as 
well as a USB of footage from throughout the week. For more information 
check out our website- www.boystothebush.com.au
Like and share our facebook page to be reminded of special offers and 
activities. Boys To The Bush is offering an introductory 20% off quoted prices for any registrations to HEA members. 

 

 

 

 

Contact- info@boystothebush.com.au
Ph- 0414 404 250
0405 111 884

 

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The $5 deal is still on through until the end of April! Don't miss out! (This deal is subject to price change)

Double Helix Online Lessons is normally priced at $10 per student. As a special introductory price, you can purchase Double Helix Lessons for 2017 at $5 per student. This offer is only available for a limited time. Check out a free trial here.

Please email kerry@hea.edu.au before December 2016 to grab this great discount! 

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  • K-7 Online resources
  • Covering Maths, English and Science plus other subjects
  • 15,000 Homeschooling parents are already registered to use Studyladder
  • Studyladder also is used in over 95% of Australian schools by more than 200,000 teachers 

For more information and special discount offered exclusively to HEA members please email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your current membership no and expiry date.

WORLD BOOK WEB  - You will find the free link for World Book under My Free Stuff

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 Good news!  HEA is now subscribed to the following award winning World Book Web products. As part of your HEA membership you can access World Book free of charge

  • World Book Kids—is based on World Book’s award winning Discovery Encyclopedia and is designed to give younger students, ESL students and reluctant readers a rewarding online learning experience.  The site illustrations, diagrams and maps enrich more than 2,000 articles selected for appeal and relevance.
  • World Book Student—forms the foundation of an expansive reference database that includes over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, thousands of links to outside web sites selected by World Book editors and contributors.  It also includes an extensive Dictionary and Atlas plus audios, visuals and animations.
  • World Book Advanced—tailored for the needs of older students, it includes encyclopedic content, integrates primary and secondary source databases plus more than 5,500 e-books in a single search, over 700 e-books can be downloaded to e-readers and iPads, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customise and save their work.
  • World Book Discover—designed for students reading below year level, this site includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, research and translation tools, and multimedia.
  • Early World of Learning—includes narrated stories, interactive games, videos, readers and story books, and a visual encyclopedia. 
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos—the optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference site.
  • World Book Mobile—a mobile-friendly version of the reference database.
  • World Book Timelines 

 Our World Book subscription allows us to give you and your family access to this valuable reference source at your home computers 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. 

You will find the link for World Book under My Free Stuff

3P Learning

The 3P subscription calendar runs from 1 March 2017 to 28 Feb 2018.  

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Mathletics is an online mathematics program, available for years K to 12.  Covers all state and Australian Curriclum.

$36 per student! (normally $99)          

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Spellodrome encourages spelling awareness and independent learning

$15 per student!  (normally $45) 

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IntoScience covers the year 7-8 science curriculum, but can be used for years 5-10

$32 per student! (normally $59.99)

To purchase Mathletics, Spellodrome or IntoScience, email: subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your current HEA number and expiry date.

 

ABC Learning 

Reading Eggs makes learning to read interesting and engaging for kids, with great online reading games and activities.

12 month subscription to ABC Reading Eggs – at $47.97,per child  reduced from $79.95.  www.readingeggs.com
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Mathseeds!  ABC Mathseeds teaches kids aged 3-6 core maths and problem solving skills using fun, highly interactive and rewarding lessons.

12 month subscription to ABC Mathseeds - at $40.00,per child, reduced from $59.95. www.mathseeds.com

To purchase Reading Eggs and/or Mathseeds HEA members need to phone the Reading Eggs Customer Service Centre on 02 8585 4020 with their current HEA number.

 

 

Reading and Spelling

Phonics Hero

Phonics Hero is available for HEA members at $20 per child. Usual price $49.99 for 6 months. That's a discount of 80% !

To purchase Phonics Hero email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your HEA number and expiry date.

Phonics Hero teaches children in Kindy/Prep to Year 2 to read and spell with systematic, synthetic phonics. It teaches all 44 phonemes/sounds of the English language. Included in a subscription is access to: 850 games either on the Apple App or online, live reporting, parent video tutorials and tips from our phonics experts. Here is one happy parent: 
“I have taught my 5 year old Prep child to read using your system and cannot speak highly enough of it. He is reading Level 20 at school at the moment and is learning to spell. He is flourishing.”
Phonics Hero is trusted by 2,500 schools, a must-have tool for over 4,000 teachers and has 250,000 kids loving learning to read and spell! Including Moriah, Kambala and Meriden to name a few. 
For more information see http://www.phonicshero.com/

 

 

Literacy games

Literacy Planet

The easy and fun way to build literacy skills, covering Pre-Reading, Phonics, Vocabulary, Spelling, Reading, Comprehension and Grammar. The program is suitable for students aged 3 to adult. Pre-reading content is aimed at improving reading readiness and articulation. LiteracyPlanet understands that the early childhood years (birth to 5 years) are the time of most rapid cognitive development, where a child's brain is primed for learning. The program provides high-quality play-based exercises aimed at developing a child's visual and auditory perception, alphabet knowledge and letter sound recognition. These essential literacy skills are necessary before a child can begin learning how to read words.

A safe, online, interactive platform where students can engage in multi-player literacy games, enjoyed by a global community. http://www.literacyplanet.com/at_school

Literacy Planet is available to HEA members at the super special rate of $15 per subscription. That's over 85% off!!

Please email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with yor HEA number and expiry date if you are interested in subscribing.

 

 

Play Maths! Love Maths! 

 Manga High

HEA members can access MangaHigh Maths for $15 per child.

Email your HEA number and expiry date to subscriptions@hea.edu.au

Mangahigh provides a full range of maths lessons aligned to a range of curriculums and is suitable for students aged 5-16. It engages students with mathematical concepts and sees students answer a large number of questions in a short space of time, really building on their fluency and understanding. Mangahigh is an adaptive resource which means every student is challenged at their own level.

Mangahigh works on computers, tablets and phones with no additional downloads required.  Sample games are available to trial for free at https://www.mangahigh.com/en-au/

 

 

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  • Curriculum based teaching, learning and assessment material
  • Meaningful and engaging activities systems
  • Extensive learning management system

Current HEA members can register for Hotmaths at $28 per child, discounted from the normal $79.95. To find out more about Hotmaths visit http://www.hotmaths.com.au/ . To register for this deal, email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your name, HEA number and a request to access this discount.

 

Multi-subject lessons and resources

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Skwirk covers multiple subjects from Foundation to Year 10.  Skwirk has over 18,000 educational resources across Maths, English, Science, Geography & History all in one place in an award winning media rich, cross-curricular education resource.

For a video demonstration of Skwirk, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPhop_mr2EI&list=PLl6RCnkHGqGLNz5E6zDSxAdddpRez-5oy&index=2

Current HEA members can register for Skwirk interactive online learning for 12 months at 50% discount off the normal price per child. That's a saving of $100 per family or $49.50 per child. For more information about Skwirk, visit http://www.skwirk.com.au .

To register for this discount email subscriptions@hea.edu.au  with your name and HEA number and ask for instructions on how to access the Skwirk discount deal. NOTE - This special applies only to the 12 months subscription and not to any other offers.

 

Multi-subject Resources    40% discount!

Teachstarter                  

Teach Starter provides Australian primary school teachers and parents with over 20,000 pages of high-quality, printable teaching resources, classroom games & educational posters.

Our mission is to help one million teachers and parents inspire and engage children by providing resources that make learning fulfilling and fun.

For more information and pricing go to https://www.teachstarter.com/plans

HEA members are offered a 40% discount!!

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To subscribe, email your HEA number andexpiry date to:  subscriptions@hea.edu.au

 

 

Explore the World!

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Australian program produced by Monash University.

MWorld: the university-produced program that lights the fires of curiosity in 7-12 year olds.

Cross-curriculum program that includes 50+ apps and sets of lesson activities. Each app costs $5.99. HEA members get 12-month subscription to the full set for just $49.

Explore the amazing world we live in! Visit discovermworld.com.

For discounted MWorld, contact  subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your HEA number and expiry date.

 

 

Music

Music Ecademy is a web application that teaches music theory and aural skills in a fun and engaging way through interactive lessons, quizzes and games.

It follows the curriculum of all the major music examining boards and perfect for anyone learning a musical instrument.

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Music Ecademy is offering HEA members the discounted price of  45(NZD) which is approximately $40AUD.

They also offer a tiered discount for families with multiple children-second child at $35, third and any more at $30.

For a subscription to Music Ecademy, please send your HEA number and expiry date to subscriptions@hea.edu.au

 

Years 11 and 12 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Year 11 Business Studies.

HSC Study Lab

HSC Study Lab is an online HSC preparation and revision tool for students in years 11 and 12. Our courses are based on the NSW syllabus, are delivered by expert teachers with extensive knowledge in marking, cover all syllabus dot points, and are available to you online 24/7.

Learning is based around three main concepts: watching video lessons, playing games and simulations based on lesson content, and applying knowledge through answering hundreds of HSC style practice questions. All firsthand investigations are also covered through experiment videos or simulations. This multifaceted approach helps students understand key concepts and takes learning beyond the textbook.

HSC Study Lab is able to support students with their Stage 6 studies at all stages of the academic year, including exam and HSC revision.

We have a comprehensive science suite available with the following courses: 

  • Preliminary chemistry (Y11) 
  • HSC chemistry (Y12) 
  • Preliminary physics (Y11) 
  • HSC physics (Y12) 
  • Preliminary biology (Y11) 
  • HSC biology (Y12)

NEW!

  • Preliminary Business Studies (Y11) coming in January 2017!

To find out more, please visit our website at: https://hscstudylab.com.au/

HSC Study Lab is excited to offer an exclusive deal for HEA members of $70 per course (that is 30% off)!

To register for this deal, please email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your name, HEA number and a request to access this discount.

 

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Current HEA Members receive a $10.00 discount off the Happy Scientist program. To access this discount, email admin@hea.edu.au with your name, HEA number and a request HEA's Happy Scientist discount code. The 2015 price for HEA Members is $19.95 (U.S) payable online with a credit card or PayPal at thehappyscientist.com

The new Happy Scientist website is up and running! There are quite a few new features, including my new Learnalong, which is an experimental, semi-curriculum that will be largely driven by feedback from participants. Check it out! http://thehappyscientist.com/

 

History

 Australian History Mysteries

The next enrolment starts on the 3oth of April.   Please contact kerry@hea.edu.au if you would like to enrol. Please have your membership no and expiry date ready as well as which level you would like.

Australian Curriculum History Resources

 https://australianhistorymysteries.info/

The HEA is aiming to get together groups of 10 families to subscrible at the Homeschool rate.

• $220.00 (inc GST) Primary School Subscription (10 families) (usually $55 per family) http://australianhistorymysteries.info/ealerts/2015-02-primary-homeschool/

• $264.00 (inc GST) Secondary School Subscription (10 families) (usually $55 per family) http://australianhistorymysteries.info/ealerts/2015-02-secondary-homeschool/

Contact kerry@hea.edu.au if you are interested.

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 Primary Website  - $26.60

The Primary Website includes 13 Key Inquiry Units (iPad Optimised) and 14 Extension Case Studies with more in the pipeline! Each unit comprises of:

  • Video introduction
  • A variety of interactive modules to help students create time lines, analyse photos and paintings, read maps, interpret animations and songs, use Internet freeware, empathise with historical characters, play word games, undertake research tasks, use data bases and much more
  • Group activities
  • Assessment tasks
  • Media bank for students to use for their assignments.

Secondary Website - $26.40

The Secondary Section of the website currently contains 18 case studies comprising a wealth of video, print and interactive content with more under development. The case studies are especially relevant to years 7 to 10 and adopt an inquiry learning approach that encourages historical skills development, including equipping students with the capacity to develop historical thinking and imagination.

P-12 - $42.20

Combined access to Primary and Secondary websites.

 

 Language - Need another reason to study languages - Rosetta Stone is now available at a much lower price!

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Grade Range: Rosetta Stone Classroom is suitable for primary, secondary, higher education and adult lifelong learning initiatives.

1 to 2 licenses:  New Price $88.18 (ex GST) each or $97.00 each (inc GST)

3 to 4 licenses:  New Price: $84.09 (ex GST) each or $92.50 each (inc GST)

5 or more licenses:  New Price $80.00 (ex GST) each or $88.00 each (inc GST

To subscribe to Rosetta Stone please email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your HEA number and expiry date.

The Rosetta Stone Classroom solution is a powerful learning tool that can be utilised independently or blended into an existing language programme. Up to 30 languages are offered via a weblink. These on-line licenses allow a full 12 months usage as well as access to all available levels within a language.

Provides a foundation for learning a language using our proven Dynamic Immersion method. Students gain confidence with our proprietary speech analysis tools, and quickly develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, without translation.

Rosetta Stone Manager empowers administrators/Teachers to constantly track learners’ progress with customised reports. . For further information, including system requirements, please click on this link: http://www.scee.edu.au/rosettastone/

 

Art

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"Artventure provides online art classes for kids with an aim to give all children the confidence and ability to fulfill their creative potential. Award winning artist Kirsty Shadiac takes children through over 200 lessons step by step using proven techniques to turn any child into a little artist!  All you need to do is choose an artwork from the extensive library, (new classes added EVERY week), watch how it’s created and then follow along step-by-step or use the lesson as inspiration to create your own artwork! 

Artventure is trusted by homeschooling families worldwide as a valuable resource and as a key part of their homeschool curriculum and is offering HEA members 50% off of all subscription packages! Discounted prices range from $14.50 for 3 months up to $39.50 for a full years unlimited access.

Update: Home educators can now obtain Artventure for 50% off all packages. You can checkout Artventure with a FREE trial at www.artventure.com.au and if you’d like to take advantage of the 50% discount to continue using Artventure simply email.
To get the link please email subscriptions@hea.edu.au with your HEA number and expiry.