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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Narration Beats Tests

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books