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Dennis Peterson

Dennis Peterson


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Dennis Peterson is a freelance writer whose articles have been published in a variety of national publications and textbooks. Dennis and his wife are in the ninth year of homeschooling their children.


Homeschooling Articles by Dennis Peterson

A Travel Notebook Turn travel time into learning time!

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate