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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

The Benefits of Debate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Teaching Blends

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Critical Thinking and Logic

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 3

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Combining Work and Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

I Was an Accelerated Child

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

How to Win the Geography Bee

Montessori Math

University Model Schools

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Gift of a Mentor

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way