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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Phonics the Montessori Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy