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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

University Model Schools

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

How to Win the Geography Bee

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Myth of the Teenager

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Start a Nature Notebook

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method