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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

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

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Math

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Reason for Reading

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook