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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 AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Getting Organized Part 3

Classical Education

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

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to Win the Geography Bee

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

Laptop Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Who Needs the Prom?

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

AP Courses At Home

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Bears in the House

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

Teach Your Children to Work

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The History of Public Education