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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

AP Courses At Home

Character Matters for Kids

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Teaching Blends

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Teach Your Children to Work

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Classical Education

Montessori Math

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Shakespeare Camp

Laptop Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers