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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

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Who Needs the Prom?

Classical Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

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

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Gift of a Mentor

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home