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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 We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Charlotte Mason Method

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

AP Courses At Home

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Teach Your Children to Work

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool