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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Character Matters for Kids

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

University Model Schools

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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