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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

A Reason for Reading

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books