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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Phonics the Montessori Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers