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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Debate

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Myth of the Teenager

Classical Education