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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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Interview with John Taylor Gatto

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Bears in the House

Who Needs the Prom?

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

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University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books