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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto