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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 University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Character Matters for Kids

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Debate

Bears in the House

Whole-Language Boondoggle

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Start a Nature Notebook

Combining Work and Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks