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Cathy Duffy

Cathy Duffy


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Cathy Duffy, one of the best-known and most respected names in homeschooling, began home educating her three sons in 1982 and continued through high school. She is the author of Government Nannies and 100 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum. She maintains a "reviews" website at CathyDuffyReviews.com and works on a curriculum selection site at HomeEdExpert.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Cathy Duffy

Write Now Cathy Duffy gives quick tips that can add power to your kid's writing.

How to Teach Worldview Cathy Duffy explains how to add worldview education to your already busy homeschool curriculum.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlotte Mason Method

Start a Nature Notebook

The Gift of a Mentor