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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 Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Who Needs the Prom?

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

The History of Public Education

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Narration Beats Tests

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Bears in the House

Montessori Math