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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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Debate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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