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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.

Time4Learning Spanish For You

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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University Model Schools

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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Myth of the Teenager

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Organized Part 3