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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Classical Education

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends