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Deborah Copelin

Deborah Copelin


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Deborah Copelin retired from a lengthy career in publishing to homeschool her three children, one of whom is now a United States Marine. A homeschool veteran of sixteen years, she founded Home School Central three years ago, where she now acts as both Administrator and instructor.


Homeschooling Articles by Deborah Copelin

Beyond Co-Op with Drop-off Classes What school is like at Home School Central in Ann Arbor, MI.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers