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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Gift of a Mentor

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

Character Matters for Kids

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Bears in the House

AP Courses At Home

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Reason for Reading

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Phonics the Montessori Way

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Classical Education