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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

University Model Schools

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers