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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

Shakespeare Camp

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Bears in the House

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

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

How to Win the Geography Bee

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Classical Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Laptop Homeschool

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

The Benefits of Debate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlotte Mason Method