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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

Critical Thinking and Logic

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

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 3

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Narration Beats Tests

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Phonics the Montessori Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Laptop Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

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