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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

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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