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Joy Pavelski

Joy Pavelski


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Joy Pavelski is a homeschool graduate, author, and freelance writer.


Homeschooling Articles by Joy Pavelski

Homeschooling in the Military Moving repeatedly and having a spouse deployed brings special challenges. Learn how we can reach out to these families.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Laptop Homeschool

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

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