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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

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Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

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Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Whole-Language Boondoggle

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

I Was an Accelerated Child

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning