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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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Teaching Blends

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Classical Education

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

AP Courses At Home

I Was an Accelerated Child

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Reason for Reading

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto