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Amanda Freitag

Amanda Freitag

Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Amanda Freitag, homeschooled grades 7-12, received her writing degree from Northwestern College (St. Paul, MN) in May 2005. Two weeks later, she returned as Coordinator of Grants and Alumni & Parent Relations. She spends her spare time rescuing frogs from her dog, Henry, and freelancing as a magazine and grant writer.

Homeschooling Articles by Amanda Freitag

How to Teach Good Writing Without an English Degree Amanda breaks down what you need to know in order to teach college-ready writing skills.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

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The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks