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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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Myth of the Teenager

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Laptop Homeschool

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

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks