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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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

How to Win the Geography Bee

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate

Who Needs the Prom?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

The Charlotte Mason Method

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Narration Beats Tests

Critical Thinking and Logic

University Model Schools

Getting Organized Part 3

Phonics the Montessori Way

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers