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Pam Maxey

Pam Maxey


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Pamela Maxey, author of the Classic Start Curriculums and Themed Unit Studies, is the homeschooling mom of three sons. You can visit her website at www.classicapple.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Pam Maxey

Bread & Butter If unit studies are butter, what is the bread?

Make Your Own History Units! Want to create a history unit study of your own? Here's how.

Holiday Unit Studies How to create your own special unit studies that highlight the holidays.

How to Create Your Own Author Unit How to make a unit study about your favorite author.

Create Your Own Science Unit How to create your own science unit study.

Create Your Own Geography Unit How to create your own geography unit study.

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A Reason for Reading

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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

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Phonics the Montessori Way

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University Model Schools

The Gift of a Mentor

Teaching Blends

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Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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