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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Teach Your Children to Work

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

AP Courses At Home

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Critical Thinking and Logic

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

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

Teaching Blends

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Classical Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry