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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
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

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AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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