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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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University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Teach Your Children to Work

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Debate

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips