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Janice VanCleave

Janice VanCleave


Columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Janice VanCleave is the author of fifty-two science experiment books for kids and educators. She is currently creating a homeschool section on her science website and invites you to visit her website and make suggestions for topics you'd like to see on her site, scienceprojectideasforkids.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Janice VanCleave

Daylight Savings Discover how daylight savings time works!

Meteorites What happens when a meteor strikes the earth?

Water from Gases How can we get liquid by combining two gases?

Flies on the Ceiling How do flies walk on the ceiling and what is it like to walk upside down?

Buoyancy Why a metal boat floats, but a metal ball sinks.

Walk Like a Bug How bugs walk without stepping on their own toes.

How Joints Work Build a model elbow!

Time4Learning Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books