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Joseph Pride

Joseph Pride


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Joseph Pride graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 2005 (mechanical engineering, with honors) and worked for the Coast Guard until 2010, during which time he was part of the largest drug bust in US history. He now lives in West Virginia and works for a major energy company.


Homeschooling Articles by Joseph Pride

Homeschool Vacations and Adventures Ever so much more than resorts and getaways... Explore the Adirondacks, go ocean kayaking, climb a mountain, attend a homeschool family retreat, or set sail on the high seas!

The World's Tiniest Motors Motors the size of molecules show why the "simple" cell is irreducibly complex

Sweat Now, Sail Later Video-game slacker or life of adventure? Hard work made the difference.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

Montessori Math

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...