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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

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education