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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.

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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?