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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

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

Montessori Math

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Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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