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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.

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The History of Public Education

AP Courses At Home

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Who Needs the Prom?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Start a Nature Notebook

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

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

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Critical Thinking and Logic

Laptop Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

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Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

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Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Myth of the Teenager

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