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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

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

Myth of the Teenager

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Who Needs the Prom?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle