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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

Getting Organized Part 3

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

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

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Shakespeare Camp