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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

Popular Articles

Montessori Math

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Debate

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Narration Beats Tests

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 3

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education