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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Myth of the Teenager

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 3

The Gift of a Mentor

The History of Public Education

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teaching Blends

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Classical Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Combining Work and Homeschool