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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

AP Courses At Home

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

The Benefits of Debate

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Montessori Math

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

How to Win the Geography Bee

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlotte Mason Method

Combining Work and Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

Character Matters for Kids

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Critical Thinking and Logic

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

A Reason for Reading

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Who Needs the Prom?