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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

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Teaching Blends

Bears in the House

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

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

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Character Matters for Kids

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook