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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

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

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Gift of a Mentor

Character Matters for Kids

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Combining Work and Homeschool

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Benefits of Debate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

How to Win the Geography Bee

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?