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Laura Hinely

Laura Hinely


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Laura Hinely graduated May of 2002 after homeschooling for eleven years. She has written for the Orlando Sentinel and plans to continue writing after attending Florida


Homeschooling Articles by Laura Hinely

What I Learned at TeenPact There's no time for slacking when this group is teaching you how to be a leader!

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

A Reason for Reading

Critical Thinking and Logic

Who Needs the Prom?

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teach Your Children to Work

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Charlotte Mason Method

Narration Beats Tests