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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

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Classical Education

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teach Your Children to Work

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Critical Thinking and Logic

Myth of the Teenager

Bears in the House

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

Laptop Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Shakespeare Camp

The Charlotte Mason Method

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Start a Nature Notebook