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Drue Porter

Drue Porter


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Drue Porter is a homeschooling mom of six who has spent her entire life as a military dependent. A former Air Force "brat," she is now a Navy wife and lives in New Jersey where her husband, Scott, is stationed at Naval Weapons Station Earle.

The Porters have homeschooled in California, Washington, New York, and New Jersey.


Homeschooling Articles by Drue Porter

Making Your Move Reduce the strain on your curriculum plan during a move.

Homeschooling While Dad is Deployed How to overcome the challenges to a military homeschool family during times when dad is deployed

Military Mom's Challenge with Space and Privacy Successful homeschooling in military housing, and facing the challenges of little space and lack of privacy.

Education as a Moving Experience Drue Porter, our "Military Mom," shows how education can be a moving experience... or is it the other way around?

How to Become a Civil Air Patrol Cadet Drue and Scott Porter talk about giving your children "roots" and "wings" and introduce us to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet program.

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Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

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Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

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Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

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Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

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The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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