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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

The Gift of a Mentor

How to Win the Geography Bee

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Montessori Math

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Character Matters for Kids

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1