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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

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

How to Win the Geography Bee

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Combining Work and Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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

Montessori Math

Shakespeare Camp

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Benefits of Debate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Teaching Blends

The History of Public Education

Phonics the Montessori Way

Narration Beats Tests

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers