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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

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Teaching Blends

Character Matters for Kids

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

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The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

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