Homeschooling curriculum can be expensive, how can we homeschoolers save money on curriculum? Buying used materials can be a great way to save money on books.
Before you go searching for your curriculum, do some research, know what you want ahead of time. You also need to determine which editions you will use. Publishers may have come out with a new edition for your curriculum and now publish a new teacher’s manual. Older copies will often sell for less, at least they should. If you are purchasing a curriculum, it is best to make sure that the seller has the whole package including the teacher’s manual or that it can be easily found.
Check with your local homeschool groups, they may hold annual used book sales, or there may have an email group where you can list things for sale or to buy. [Read more...]