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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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The History of Public Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools