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Homeschool essentials: Tech and supplies for students

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In wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, homeschooling is the new norm for many students. For those new to attending classes online, studying from home can seem overwhelming, not to mention costly.

Fortunately, there are plenty of bargains on homeschool essentials to take advantage of right now. This season, several stores offering solid discounts on homeschool essentials to lessen the blow to your wallet. 

Now is a great time to score excellent deals on homeschool essentials like laptops, monitors, headphones, and more. From this year's best laptops to home study furniture, we're rounding up the best deals on homeschool tech you need. 

Homeschool essentials


Microsoft Surface Book 3: up to $300 off @ Best Buy
Students can save up to $300 on the Microsoft Surface Book 3 at Best Buy. Enroll in the free Best Buy Student Deals program to get this discount.

Dell XPS 13 Touch: was $908 now $699 @ Dell
The Dell XPS 13 is the best laptop to buy. It packs a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) InfinityEdge touch display, a 1.6-GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10210U quad-core CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. Use coupons "XPS13LTS1" to drop its price down to $699

MacBook Air 2020 w/free AirPods: from $899 @ Apple
The 2020 MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) Retina display, a backlit Magic Keyboard, Touch ID, a 10th Gen Core i3 CPU, a 256GB SSD, and Intel Iris Plus graphics. Apple's back-to-school sale takes $100 off and bundles it with free AirPods. 

Galaxy Book Flex Alpha: was $849 now $699 @ Samsung
This Galaxy Book Flex on sale packs a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) QLED display, a Core i5-10210U CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Samsung is now taking $150 off this laptop and tossing in free Galaxy Buds Plus when enroll in the Samsung Education Discount Program

Dell Chromebook 11 3100: was $349 now $249 @ Dell
This durable Chromebook can take whatever your kids can dish out, including drops and spills. The specs are also solid for the price. You get a Celeron CPU, 4GB of RAM, and an 11.6-inch HD display.

Wireless headphones

Apple AirPods w/ Wireless Case: was $199 now $154 @ Amazon
For a limited time, you can get the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for just $169. They come with a Qi-compatible case that allows for wire-free charging. 

Beats Solo Pro Wireless: was $299 now $199 @ Amazon
Beats Solo Pro wireless headphones feature active noise cancelling, an advanced acoustic system and up to 22 hours of battery life. For a limited time, select Beats Solo Pro colors are on on sale for an all time low price.

Sony WH-1000XM3: was $349 now $243 @ Newegg
Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless headphones offer signature Sony sound, industry-leading noise-cancellation, and 30 hours of battery life. Grab them now from Newegg for just $238 which is $10 cheaper than Amazon's current price

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $219 @ Amazon
With decent noise cancellation, good sound quality, and a comfortable, sweat-resistant design, the AirPods Pro are among the best wireless earbuds around. 

PC Accessories & Furniture

Seagate 1TB Mobile Drive for Chromebook: was $59 now $54 @ B&H
Instantly add 1TB of storage to your Chromebook, Windows or Mac with this Seagate Mobile Drive. It requires no formatting and offers simple drag and drop functionality with fast data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps via USB 3.0. 

Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse: was $99 now $74 @ Dell
This wireless keyboard and mouse bundle includes a full size keyboard and precision mouse. Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless technology with 128-bit AES encryption offers a fast and secure connection.

Dragonn Ergonomic Kneeling Chair: was $179 now $159 @ Amazon
Say goodbye to hunching over your desk for hours. This ergonomic chair supports your back, knees, shins and buttocks to promotes better posture. Enjoy the benefits of standing and the relief of sitting with this adjustable, angled seat. 

Calico Designs Arch Tower Corner Computer Desk: was $162 now $138 @ Amazon
The Arch Tower Corner Desk is a great space saving solution.  It features 2 upper shelves, a lower shelf, a slide-out keyboard shelf, 2 speaker shelves and spacious underneath storage. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost,, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.