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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 Spanish For You

Popular Articles

Classical Education

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlotte Mason Method

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

Narration Beats Tests

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Shakespeare Camp

AP Courses At Home

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

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

I Was an Accelerated Child

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Gift of a Mentor

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Who Needs the Prom?

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers