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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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 3

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Critical Thinking and Logic

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

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

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Start a Nature Notebook

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers