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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Who Needs the Prom?

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlotte Mason Method

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Bears in the House

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips