This is an awesome find! The HISTORY Channel will mail their upcoming 12-hour series called America: The Story of Us to all US educators (including homeschoolers!). The DVD set will be mailed to your address in the fall (deadline to reserve a copy: July 1, 2010)
Here is MORE ABOUT THE SERIES from the HISTORY site:
America The Story of US — premiering on HISTORY™ April 25 at 9pm/8c — is a six week event that provides a fascinating look at the stories of the people, events, and innovations that forged our nation. It will provide you with an unprecedented opportunity to bring our nation’s history to life for your students. This 12-hour series will be supported by educational materials tied to curriculum standards and is copyright cleared for Fair Use in the classroom by instructors or pupils in the course of face-to-face teaching activities.
Here are the DETAILS from HISTORY (bold emphasis, mine):
HISTORY is offering America The Story of US on DVD to every school in the United States. School must be an accredited public, private or home school, grades K-12 and college. DVD requests must be made prior to July 1, 2010. DVDs will be mailed around August 2010, and free shipping is included in this offer.
HOW TO RECEIVE the FREE offer:
- Go to the HISTORY site to learn more about America: The Story of Us (scroll past the ordering information to view the movie trailer & read the description)
- Then, fill out this simple mailing form to order your copy.
Since only one free DVD set will be mailed out per school, and you may want to order a second copy to keep or give away, I found TWO COUPON CODES for you:
p.s. While you're using that 20% off coupon, you may want to consider adding the bestselling WWII in HD to your cart. It looks great for educators (I want this one!):
Note: This is a Limited Time Offer. Deadline to reserve your copy: July 1, 2010.
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