IDEA Curriculum Fair 2013: Exhibitor Descriptions

Attendee Welcome Page ~ Anchorage ~ Fairbanks ~ Juneau ~ Soldotna

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Academy of Science for Kids (ASK)

Little Professor Science Kids are your complete science curriculum for any child in grades K-8. The kits are absolutely complete with kid-approved experiments and activities, which provide scientific discovery first hand. Real lab equipment, real learning, real FUN – and all you add is water! Kits include online tests, diplomas, degrees, prizes, plus subscription to Discovery Education Online and may be used for multiple children of various ages. We make science cool and easy.

Accountable Kids

Accountable Kids is a unique parenting program that helps children develop accountability, responsibility, respect, and confidence in the home. It is a back-to-basics system that helps strengthen relationships and build a foundation for success. The Accountable Kids book and kit provide everything parents need to maximize efforts and bring structure and harmony into the home.

AK Learning Adventures New to Fair

AK Learning Adventures distributes books for contemporary homeschoolers about real-life homeschooling families. We also sell unit studies to promote hands-on, literature-rich learning.
Fair Special! Free shipping if you pay up front. Cash or credit cards accepted.

Alaska Business Week

The Alaska Business Week Program will be held on the UAF campus this summer, June 1-8, 2013. Modeled after the very successful Washington Business Week program, it gives students (finishing 9th through 12th grade) the opportunity to experience college life, work through real-life business case scenarios, and develop their leadership talents under the guidance of dedicated business executives. Most students immerge from the program with a new perspective on their talents and leadership capabilities. Two college credits are available to students successfully completing the program. Scholarships available; transportation may also be provided.

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

ACPE promotes access to and success in education and career training beyond high school through early awareness programs, education planning tools and resources, and free and low-cost financial aid programs such as the Alaska Performance Scholarships and the Alaska Supplemental Education Loan.

Alaska Communications

Headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska Communications serves the consumer market primarily through its wireless phone and internet product line. The company's network coverage extends from the North Slope to the Southeast panhandle, complemented by data and voice roaming partnerships in the Lower 48 and Canada, enabling us to offer nationwide plans identical to those offered by the biggest brands in the industry. IDEA families have the opportunity to use allotment funds to purchase connectivity devices and monthly mobile broadband access at an exclusive discounted price! Connectivity devices include a MiFi 2200 Mobile Hot Spot or a Novatel Ovation MC760. Stop by our booth to see how they work and find out more!

Alaska Sea Grant

Alaska Sea Grant has published hundreds of books and other products to help Alaskans, and all Americans, understand and more wisely use our precious ocean waters. We offer K-12 materials as well as a free online curriculum, Alaska Seas and Rivers:

Analytical Grammar, Inc.

Analytical Grammar is devoted to the needs of the middle and high school learner. We have programs for grammar, punctuation, and usage suitable for grades 4 through 12. We have easy-to-teach writing units, a middle school program for teaching the basics of literature and written response, and an easy-to-read approachable guide for teaching literature with this important age group.
Fair Special! 10% off entire purchase for workshop attendees

Anchorage Museum

The Anchorage Museum offers homeschool programs from October to May, including Guided Investigations, Family Learning Labs, and Evening for Educators. StarLab is an educational tool that can be rented after attending one of the StarLab trainings conducted throughout the school year. In the summertime, the museum offers an array of off-site Summer Camps and on-site Summer Classes. All of these programs can be found on our website at Additional information about registration for classes, trainings and educator evenings can be obtained by calling (907) 929-9280.
Fair Special! Museum Member discounts of 10-15% depending on member level, applied at the time of purchase and throughout the year at the Museum Shop

Annabel's Books

Annabel’s Books, where books find you. Annabel’s Books is locally owned and operated for over 14 years in Wasilla, located in the Meta-Rose Square – under the clock tower across from Carrs. We sell books online and in our store and ship world-wide. We sell new and used books, including homeschool supplies, workbooks and manipulative kits. Our selection includes Saxon, Steck-Vaughn, Scholastic, DK, Life of Fred, science kits, Battle of the Books, summer workbooks. Our stock includes great reads for children through young adults – new releases and classics. Find us on Facebook or at
Fair Special! Free shipping; $5 workbook sale; 20% off all PO’s over $200

Atelier by Arts Attack

Atelier homeschool art program is an award-winning, hands-on, easy-to-use comprehensive video-based instructional program used by thousands of homeschoolers throughout the United States.
Fair Special! Special pricing and free shipping for complete levels ordered at the Fair

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Barnes & Noble Booksellers has two locations in Alaska - Anchorage and Fairbanks. We offer educational discounts and exclusive learning materials, as well as EXCELLENT customer service from experienced staff to assist parents and students with their homeschool educational needs. Don’t forget to ask about our convenient homeschool order process!
Fair Special! 10% off Rosetta Stone language programs. Free shipping on any orders placed at the Fair. Enter the raffle at our booth!

Beyond School New to Fair

Watch, experience and participate in hands-on, fun and effective learning tools. Let us help your child apply reasoning and logic to problem-solve. Build on math and literacy skills by engaging the multiple learning styles and intelligences of your child.
Fair Special! Four separate drawings for free products!

Blaine's Art Supply

Blaine’s Art offers a wide range of art materials for beginner to professional, all at reasonable prices. We have skilled and knowledgeable staff and art instructors at Blaine’s to help you with your art projects. We also offer art classes for children and adults, all year long. Hours: M-F 10-7, Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5.

Books Are Fun

Seller of a wide variety of educational books, CD's, and games for all ages; all 30-70% below retail.
Fair Special! Free shipping, drawing for $50 of free products

Brainstorm Home School Supply

We are a brand new home school supply store in Fairbanks. Our aim is a home school dream store where parents can come in and get their hands on many different products to compare them before purchasing. Product prices are the same as those advertised in mail order catalogs and online stores, and there are never any shipping or handling charges for our customers. We currently carry 90 product lines with a wide array of textbooks and cool supplementary materials for all subjects including math, reading, writing, spelling, handwriting, history, science, foreign languages, logic, music, and art including some instruments, as well as character building and devotional items. Every year we are adding more popular choices. Come check us out! 605 Wilcox Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99709 (907)456-4663.
Fair Special! Free shipping

BYU Independent Study

BYU Independent Study offers 400 high school, middle school, and university online courses that help students make up credit, graduate on time, enhance their curriculum, or earn university credit. Students can sign up anytime and have one year to complete each course, allowing them to work at their own pace. BYU Independent Study is known as an organization with integrity, and our primary goal is to help students receive a high-quality, affordable education.

Calvert Education Services

Comprehensive packaged curriculum for grades PK-8, plus individual enrichment courses, addressing the needs of the 21st Century learner. Calvert has been the curriculum choice of students around the world for over 100 years.
Fair Special! $150 off all courses ordered during the Fair; table display courses available for purchase

Chickabiddy Books

Located in Anchorage, at the corner of Tudor and Old Seward, locally owned and operated since 2006. We carry a comprehensive selection of new and used homeschool curriculum for all grades, wholesome children’s books, and educational supplies. You’ll find our 3000 square feet of space is exclusively devoted to educational materials! We happily work with families all over the state all year long. See our website for more information:
Fair Special! Free priority mail shipping within the state

College Prep Genius New to Fair

College Prep Genius approaches SAT and college preparation from a uniquely homeschool perspective—developed by homeschooling mom, Jean Burk, when she discovered the SAT & PSAT/NMSQT were the keys to getting huge scholarships. After both her children received full scholarships to college, Jean began teaching these secrets to other homeschooling students. Her program College Prep Genius is the culmination of more than a decade of research, classroom experience and SAT expertise.
Fair Special! Free shipping and convention sale price

Create! Press, Inc.

Writing can be FUN! Explore the Writing Adventures® System – a unique and powerful writing system offering a lively, highly structured, and systematic approach to the writing process. This research-based system consists of visually simple materials and games that focus on the function of language in sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Also, each tool holds its own as a specific tool to teach or reinforce writing skills. These materials easily integrate with existing language arts programs. The Writing Adventures structure benefits ALL students including Gifted, Resource, and English Language Learners.
Fair Special! Discount pricing on all items!

EMC Publishing

Offering textbooks/supplementary materials/Web-based resources for 6-12 Mirrors & Windows programs for literature and language arts, including hardbound Access Edition novels of complete literary works; K-12 world languages (NEW: Exploring Chinese and Exploring Arabic materials!), and Lawrenceville Press, Paradigm and Jist career education, allied health/biotechnology, and office technology materials.

Enchanted Forest Toys

Enchanted Forest Toys specializes in Waldorf supplies, but everyone will appreciate the high quality of our materials. We have a variety of art supplies including Stockmar beeswax crayons, pencils, watercolors, and watercolor paints along with creative kits for doll-making, woodworking, and other crafts. We also have a selection of unique story books, craft books, and curriculum books. Our science kits from Thames and Kosmos are excellent resources for a variety of science and technology topics including chemistry, physics, alternative energy, and environmental science.

Essentials in Writing New to Fair

Essentials in Writing is a complete language arts program for grades 1 through 12 with teaching presented on DVDs. Instructor Matthew Stephens is energetic and thorough. DVD lessons vary in length depending on the topic to be covered. Students watch a segment then shift to worksheet activity or writing assignment. Stephens teaches in increments that are manageable for children to handle, walking students through the steps of the writing process on most assignments.

The Etiquette Factory

Teaching our children manners and social skills helps ensure our children’s success both personally and professionally. The Etiquette Factory features a Manners Curriculum that is fun, easy, and the results are amazing. Designed to take just a few minutes each day, the Etiquette Factory program is one of the ABSOLUTE BEST investments you can make for your children. Come & see!
Fair Special! 50% off Etiquette Factory Jukebox CD

Exploration Education Science

Exploration Education offers K-10th grade year-long, project-based, self-directed science curricula. All materials are included. The interactive text (CD) with engaging lessons and pictorial directions makes learning fun and successful. The student built projects help bring the scientific concepts home by allowing “real-life” applications.
Fair Special! Free shipping if ordered at the Fair

Fireside Books

Fireside Books has provided the Mat-Su Valley with a unique selection of used and new books, specializing in great customer service and good humor!


GeoMatters was established in 1989 to help parents and teachers create an environment where learning and thinking come naturally. Keeping that focus in mind, we publish a series of complete multilevel curricula, geography curriculum, maps, cookbooks, readers, art books, and more. These and all materials we recommend are based on our philosophy of learning in a natural, enjoyable manner.

Galena Interior Learning Academy (GILA)

GILA, a statewide boarding school for students that are seeking yet another choice, is Alaska's longest operating residential secondary vocational school. It is an accredited school for grades 9-12 and post secondary adult vocational programs. GILA offers students from all over the state the opportunity to gain industry standard vocational certification in aviation, automotive technology, cosmetology, certified nursing assistant (CNA) and culinary arts programs while achieving the academic skills necessary to pass the Alaska High School Graduation Qualifying Exam. Vocational and technical teachers are hired from industry for upper level career pathways. GILA is located in Galena, a rural setting that appeals to the lifestyle of rural students while allowing those from more urban communities to enjoy a more focused emphasis on the individual student. Located on a former U.S. Air Force base, the GILA campus offers modern residential and educational facilities.

Greathall Productions/Jim Weiss Audio

Award-winning storytelling audio from Jim Weiss/Greathall Productions, featuring classical literature, history, and G.A. Henty audio sets! Recommended by homeschool professionals from The Well Trained Mind to Homeschooling Today.  Jim has over 45 recordings and has won over 85 awards for his CDs!
Fair Special! All products and shipping/handling discounted at the Fair

Greenways Academy of Alaska New to Fair

Greenways Academy of Alaska is for students in grades 5-12 offering core subjects as well as foreign languages, fine arts, computer science, career planning, and other electives. We strive to get to know our students and utilize the strengths of their personalities and learning styles to ensure their success. The flexibility of our program sets us apart from other programs. Students are able to plan their course work to meet the demands of their schedules while knowing that their course work is of the highest quality and worthy of their time and effort. We provide quarterly progress reports and send transcripts directly to both the family and to IDEA whenever the course is completed - no need to wait until the end of the term. Our local contact, Janet Beckett, is available to contact whenever you need assistance and will quickly resolve any issue you may have.
Fair Special! Buy two courses get one free (may be for different children in the same family); Buy one Rosetta Stone course and receive a 10% discount for another student in the same family.

Hearthside Books & Toys

Juneau's Community Bookstores since 1975! Hearthside offers Alaska, general, and children’s books and reference materials. The toy department at the Nugget Mall Store features quality, educational toys and games including: science kits, Folkmanis Puppets, brainteasers, puzzles of all kinds, musical instruments, art & craft supplies, globes, and games for all ages. In the Nugget Mall and downtown on the corner of Front and Franklin.
Fair Special! 10% off everything displayed at the Fair

High School Activities/Academic Decathlon

Do you have a high school student this year? Wondering what activities are available for this age group? Pop by the table to talk to high school students about IDEA sponsored scholastic competitions and other options of what to “do” to get out of the house and participate with other high school students.

Historical Conquest New to Fair

Historical Conquest: The Game is an epic card game where players can create personalized societies with key players from history and battle them one against another; anyone, anywhere, anytime. Eric the Red can help the Mongul Army conquer Argentina during the Black Plaque. OR Albert Einstein can live peacefully in Japan under the leadership of Abraham Lincoln during World War I. The possibilities are endless, as is the fun!
Fair Special! 10% discount on all products

IDEA Program Information

Stop by this table to learn more about why IDEA is the most popular homeschool support program in the state! If you are considering homeschooling, we would be happy to discuss how we can support you as you educate your children. Created by homeschoolers for homeschoolers, IDEA has the most experience in assisting homeschoolers in Alaska!

Institute for Excellence in Writing

Andrew Pudewa's award winning writing curriculum (Teaching Writing: Structure and Style) and other writing helps. Also literature, grammar and spelling helps. By providing clear models and enjoyable instruction, you and your student will discover success in writing from the very first lesson.

Institute for Science and Mathematics

Institute for Science and Mathematics (ISAM) is an Alaska-based science education organization that seeks to assist students in learning math and science principles in a way that helps them understand the relevance of science and math to daily life. We emphasize project-based active learning to facilitate understanding, using engaging activities, demonstrations, and online investigations to develop skills and understanding of core principles. ISAM’s goal is to assist parents in teaching their children core math and science principles which can be applied to real-world problem solving situations.

Jim Hodges Audio Books

Unabridged recordings of the exciting and accurate G.A. Henty historical novels, Old Time Radio Programs, and children’s stories available on MP3 file format CDs. The audio files can be downloaded into an Ipod or other MP3 device!
Fair Special! Free shipping and substantial convention special pricing discounts

Kenai Peninsula College

Full service college on the Kenai Peninsula. Get college credit while still in high school!

Lakeshore Learning Materials

Since 1954, Lakeshore Learning Materials has been providing schools with innovative products, training and customized materials. Designed to meet state and national standards in early childhood and elementary education, our top-quality products are ideal to use throughout the curriculum.

Learning Essentials

Large, locally owned store that carries educational games and activity kits.

Learning for Life New to Fair

K-12 Character Development curriculum with integrated academics.

The Learning Springs

The Learning Springs offers curriculum for grades K-12. Use the same high quality, standards based courses that are used by many public and private schools, in your home. We offer Project-based packages as well as Text-based and even complete online courses for you to choose from. Curriculum formerly offered by the Laurel Springs School.

LEGO Education

Welcome to a LEGO® way to teach! LEGO® Education combines the unique excitement of LEGO® bricks with hands-on classroom solutions for science, technology, engineering, math, literacy, and more.

Lemonade Day Alaska New to Fair

Lemonade Day on May 11th is a nation-wide endeavor that teaches kids in grades K-12 the skills they need to be successful in the future. Youth learn to set goals, develop a business plan, establish a budget, seek investors, provide customer service, and give back to the community. Lemonade Day is the perfect opportunity for a community to show kids they care and train the next generation of entrepreneurs through a FREE, fun, and experiential activity..

The Logic of English New to Fair

The Logic of English® is a systematic approach to learning how to read, spell and write. The method is based upon 74 basic phonograms and 30 spelling rules which explain 98% of English words. Learning these essential tools eliminates unnecessary exceptions, explains commonly misspelled words, and brings order to the English language. With teaching methods that respect auditory, kinesthetic, and visual learning styles, The Logic of English® aims to help all students succeed.

Madeline Clark, student author! New to Fair

As an 8th grade IDEA homeschooled student, Madeline Clark wrote “Liberty’s Daring Mission,” a historical fiction book that takes place during the Revolutionary War. A year later, this book was published by Tate Publishing and is hot off the press! She will have copies of her book available for purchase, and will be available to answer questions about the publishing process.

Maestro Classics New to Fair

Maestro Classics is an award-winning audio CD series designed to cultivate a love of music through education and joyful performances. Each high quality CD includes beautifully narrated story with superb classical music recordings by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Also included are educational tracks about the music, author’s and composer’s lives, a “play along” track, and an innovative activity booklet.


A complete K-12 skill based, multi-sensory math curriculum with DVD video instruction and manipulatives.

Moving Beyond the Page

Moving Beyond the Page is a comprehensive research-based curriculum designed to challenge and engage hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. We incorporate many current educational strategies such as critical and creative thinking, concept-based instruction, and multiple intelligences to ensure that the unique needs of this group are being met. Moving Beyond the Page is a great alternative for children that need something different than a traditional worksheet / textbook approach to learning.
Fair Special! Free shipping on any orders that utilize our online curriculum

North Dakota Center for Distance Education

Offering distance education curriculum since 1935, we provide more than 180 print and online courses for grades 6-12. NDCDE is fully accredited and offers a high school diploma program. Students enrolling in courses work with our onsite licensed teaching staff. We also sell our materials to home and charter schools.

Pearson New to Fair

At Pearson, we’re Always Learning. We’re the education company that helps millions learn in all kinds of ways, in all kinds of places. Whoever you are, wherever you are, learning is the best thing you can do to improve yourself. We believe in learning – all kinds of learning for all kinds of students, delivered in a personal style. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

Prescription for Adventure

Alaska Unit Study Guide: True-life Adventures that Teach Alaska History – and More! Do you and your student dread the Alaska History requirement? The Prescription for Adventure series makes it fun! Students and parents (especially dads) love learning about history (and math, science, geography, economics, language arts) while reading Alaska hunting, flying, and medical dramas and using a CD guide. Don’t need Alaska History? Books, including a “little house in Alaska,” have book report guides that teach character values through adventures. Students can take field trips to the story locations. Grades 6-12. Review at More info:
Fair Special! Pickup at Fair; Fair drawings

Quality Science Labs, LLC

Quality Science Labs offer convenient and dependable Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics lab kits which make science easy to teach and help challenge and inspire students. Coordinated with standard texts such as Glencoe, Prentice Hall, A Beka, ACE, Alpha Omega, Apologia, and Bob Jones, QSL Life Science Kit, the QSL Earth Science Kit, MicroPhySci Kit, QSL Biology Lab Kit, MicroChem Kit or QSL Physics Kit become the lab portion of the curriculum. For more information check our web site at or call 866-700-1884.

Radio Shack Dealer (Peninsula Electronics) New to Fair

Peninsula Electronics is your locally owned Alaska RadioShack dealer with stores in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Soldotna, Wasilla, Juneau, and Ketchikan. We carry helpful teaching tools for homeschooling families that will help supplement your curriculum. We carry iPads and other tablets that allow you to download teaching apps such as star and constellation maps, graphing calculators, physics and chemistry tutorials, and the ability to access full eBook libraries. You can learn the basics of chemistry without leaving the kitchen with our “Kitchen Chemistry” sets. We have kits that teach you the energy potential of wind, solar, and water power as well as the ability to move items with water pressure using our “Green Science” kits. We are proud to be a new vendor for IDEA families across the state and invite you to come by any of our stores for all of your electronics needs.
Fair Special! Free shipping on all Fair orders

Rainbow Resource Center

Rainbow Resource carries a wide variety of educational materials for all subject and all grades. The HUGE indexed catalog includes informative descriptions and discount prices. Most commonly-used homeschool materials can be found in the Rainbow Resource catalog!

Raven Point Projects New to Fair

Raven Point Projects is teacher owned. The materials sold were inspired by needs seen in the classroom to supplement existing curriculum. They have been classroom tested and proven successful. CHAMPION OF ALASKAN HUSKIES is an adventure/biography of Joe Redington Sr., Father of the Iditarod. THE ROOT CONNECTION is a Greek and Latin Root supplemental curriculum emphasizing vocabulary, spelling, and writing skills.
Fair Special! 20% discount for Champion of Alaskan Huskies

Real Science-4-Kids New to Fair

Unlock your child's inner Einstein with award-winning Real Science-4-Kids! Real science is about working at the edge of what we do know to discover what we don't know. Real Science-4-Kids provides essential building blocks in chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy and geology. Our expanding K-12 line of worldview-friendly curriculum, written by Rebecca W. Keller (a homeschool mom and PhD scientist) is easy to teach and fun to use!

RightStart Mathematics

RightStart Mathematics uses the AL Abacus to provide a visual and multi-sensory experience. The program lessons guide the teacher day by day and year by year, helping children understand, apply, and enjoy mathematics. Practice is provided through math card games, minimizing review worksheets. Understanding and problem solving are emphasized throughout.

Ronald L. Smith

Ron is the author of “Interior and Northern Alaska: A Natural History.” The book is the basis for a high school curriculum in Alaska Science. A curriculum CD organized into 14 instructional units is available and includes additional readings, exercises and assessments. A coloring book is now available.

Saxon Homeschool

Saxon is the nation’s most comprehensive and most thoroughly researched homeschool math program, offering a complete program for grades K-12. Additionally, from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the leading global education company, we offer programs for all subjects and grade levels. Our HMH homeschool kits include ScienceFusion, Math in Focus: The Singapore Approach, Houghtin Mifflin English, Holt Elements of Language, Harcourt Horizons, Houghton Mifflin Science, and other middle and upper grades programs for science and social studies.
Fair Special! A $100 purchase earns you a free $10 gift certificate!

Sew Teach Me

Sew Teach Me offers a sewing/fiber arts curriculum for PreK through grade 12. The sewing curriculum consists of 8 modules, each focusing on a single sewing skill. There are 3 different sewing projects for each skill, which are also linked to academic subjects. No sewing skills required. We also offer hand-sewing projects for the younger sewers. In addition, we have various knitting, crochet, and embroidery projects for all ages.

SimplyFun Local Independent Consultant New to Fair

Smarter Kids & Stronger Families - that is SimplyFun's mission. We use the amazing power of play to build skills in three areas: Academic, Social, and Emotional. Making learning fun and easy for kids (and parents)! Keeping our families connected and our kids socially ready. Helping children navigate the world and cope with life's stressers. Learn more about SimplyFun at my website:
Fair Special! 20% discount for Champion of Alaskan Huskies

Sonlight Curriculum New to Fair

Sonlight specializes in literature-based homeschool curriculum programs. Where others choose to reply on textbooks and other educational media, we opt for great books and delightful stories that will capture children’s imaginations and instruct them at the same time. In addition to our Sonlight programs, we carry many of the popular homeschool math, science, spelling and elective programs so you can build a complete homeschool curriculum that best meets your family’s needs.

Spirit of the Arctic

"Spirit of the Arctic" is a surround sound-driven wildlife program that starts with a fly-over animation of the landscape and traverses nine eco-scapes of Alaska. It uses 280 images matched to 1,252 original digital recordings. The included 34-page booklet is bilingual [English & Japanese] and contains information about 100 species of wildlife and plants. The DVD works as a reference for a curriculum developed for a book called Interior & Northern Alaska: A Natural History.

The Study New to Fair

What is The Study? The Study was inspired by a teacher who consistently spoke negativity over her students, basically speaking the words, "You will never and you can't." Kerri Nelson was one of her students. Kerri decided to go into teaching with a mission of assuring students that they can! After ten years of teaching at Cook Inlet Academy and encouraging students that they will and they can; she decided to provide the community with a positive place where students can come and be challenged, coached, and inspired to love learning! The Study now provides several fully accredited high school courses.

Teaching Textbooks

Teaching Textbooks makes math textbooks (3rd grade through Pre-Calculus) designed exclusively for homeschoolers. That’s why each of the textbooks in our line contains step-by-step audiovisual solutions to every one of the thousands of assigned problems. Our products have also been chosen as the best homeschool math curriculum by the industry’s most respected product reviewers, including Sonlight and Timberdoodle, just to name a few.

UAF School of Fisheries & Ocean Science New to Fair

At the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. We are a community of scholars that provide opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world. We offer undergraduate degrees (B.S., B.A. and a minor) in fisheries, as well as graduate programs (M.S. and Ph.D.) in fisheries, marine biology and oceanography.

UAF School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences New to Fair

SNRAS educates students for a wide range of career opportunities in agribusiness, government, public service agencies, retail and service industries, human health institutions, the food service and processing industry, financial institutions, youth development agencies, conservation and environmental organizations, farming and, ranching, research, extension, communication, and education. The school covers a broad education in professional knowledge areas combined with foundation courses to develop a well-rounded academic experience.

Veritas Press

A full-service curriculum provider with a classical specialization.

VideoText Interactive Homeschool Math

Recommended by Dr. Jay Wile of Apologia Science as "...truly, the best that I have seen", VideoText Interactive Math specializes in multi-media programs for middle & high school mathematics (Pre-Algebra through Pre-Calculus). With focus on the “why” behind concepts, video lessons are supported by notes, worktexts, tests, step-by-step solution guides, and a toll-free helpline for additional support. While parents and students are often frightened by the prospect of teaching high school mathematics, VideoText Algebra and Geometry programs are the perfect solutions for continuing home education.
Fair Special! $10 off Module A when a Classic Program is purchased by a new customer; $ off purchase of entire online program; Free shipping with purchase of classic modules

Voice of Alaska Press

NEW! Middle and high school: Alaska´s first people from southeast to the arctic: Windows to the Land, An Alaska Native Story, Volume One: Trailblazers of Alaska Native Land Claims, leaders from each culture. Maps, photos, index. Lesson plans. K-12, Alaska studies. Nonfiction, beautiful children´s books, lesson plans: Alaska´s First People, Alaska´s Little Chief, Alaska´s Secret Door. Middle and high school: Bridges to Statehood, Blue Hills and Parallel Destinies.
Fair Special! Free bookmarks

Voyager Learning/Sopris Learning

Voyager Learning and Sopris Learning are members of the Cambium Learning Group family of companies. Through its core divisions, Cambium Learning Group, Inc. provides research-based education solutions for students in Pre-K through 12th grade, including intervention curricula, educational technologies and services primarily focused on serving the needs of the nation's most challenged learners and enabling students to reach their full potential.
Fair Special! 10% off all orders for materials purchased at the Fair

Wholy Living

HEALTH, HOME ECONOMICS, NUTRITION. Wholy living supplies a wide variety of resources to help families in their quest for optimum health through nutrition. Our specialty is whole grains, but we also carry a cadre of wonderful cookbooks as well as general health information. New this year ~ make it yourself home and personal care kits!
Fair Special! No shipping on items picked up at the Fair

Winsor Learning

Since 1997, Winsor Learning has worked with thousands of educators to help them achieve student success, especially with struggling students. The Sonday System product line (Let’s Play Learn, Sonday System 1, and Sonday System 2) enables teachers and parents to use multisensory, structured phonics quickly and successfully for both beginning students and those in any grade who need some extra help. The design is streamlined and uncomplicated while the directions are explicit and easily understood. The Sonday System provides tools to correctly identify and effectively remediate students at every level.
Fair Special! 10% of all orders for materials purchased at the Fair

World Book

Reference books and online databases for schools and public libraries. World Book introduces their new “World of Early Learning” Database for Pre-School to 3rd grade. For families doing Readers Theater, check out the new “Dramatic Learning” database in World Book Online.
Fair Special! Free shipping; print specials


WriteAtHome provides online tutorial writing instruction for students in grades 5-12. We offer a variety of courses each including a personal writing tutor and our engaging online instructional material.