Educator Holiday Savings at Barnes & Noble Cool Springs This Saturday

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, all day Barnes & Noble Cool Springs has created a special day of shopping, savings and personalized service just for PreK through 12th grade educators.
  • We invite you to use your Barnes & Noble Educator Discount Card to take advantage of a special 25%* discount on books, toys & games, music, movies and 10% discount on cafĂ© consumables at our annual Holiday Educator Shopping Event. We are also offering 10% off on select NOOK devices* and tech tools.

Homeschooling Artists and Crafters Spolight: Rachel's Bookmarks

Homeschool student Rachel E. creates beautiful handmade string and bead bookmarks. She started making the bookmarks about two years ago and began selling them at yard sales. The bookmarks became so popular, she now sells them online as well. 

Calling all homeschooling artists and crafters!

Hey happy homeschoolers! Over the holidays we will be featuring homeschoolers (parents or students) who create and sell their creations.

Do you knit, bake, carve, paint, candle-make? Contact us and we will feature your wares and let the Williamson County homeschool community know how they can order your special creations just in time for Christmas.

Contact us through the Contact Form on the left sidebar and we will be in touch shortly. 

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Set Reading Goals with Book Adventure

When you have a child who would rather wash dishes than read a book, coming up with creative ways to encourage their interest in reading becomes an ongoing task for you as a parent. Although there is no quick fix for a struggling or unmotivated reader, Book Adventure by Sylvan Learning comes close to being a key to helping your child move in the right direction.

Book Adventure is a free, online resource for parents and teachers to use to encourage reading in their student. The program is geared towards children in kindergarten through eighth grades. Book Adventure provides