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Rita Tubbs

Rita Tubbs


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Rita M. Tubbs is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including Brio, Back Home, and Forget Me Knots... From the Front Porch. She and her husband homeschool their five children in Michigan.


Homeschooling Articles by Rita Tubbs

Gym and Enrichment the Co-op Way How one support group integrated gymnastics into their homeschool co-op.

Time4Learning Spanish For You

Popular Articles

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Benefits of Debate

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Teach Your Children to Work

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The History of Public Education

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Classical Education

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Bears in the House

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlotte Mason Method

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Narration Beats Tests

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

AP Courses At Home

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps