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Vicki Bentley

Vicki Bentley


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Vicki Bentley may have the record for number of kids homeschooled. As a foster mom, she has homeschooled 17 teenagers and close to 50 kids in all. She also has eight birth and adopted daughters, five of whom have grown and gone, and is the proud grandmother of 12 so far. She is on the executive board of Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) and is the leader of her local support group of 200 families.


Homeschooling Articles by Vicki Bentley

Navigating the Used Curriculum Route Where to find used curriculum and what to look for.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

University Model Schools

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Shakespeare Camp

The Gift of a Mentor

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

The History of Public Education

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Start a Nature Notebook

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Debate