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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

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

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

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Charlotte Mason Method

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Getting Organized Part 3

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

I Was an Accelerated Child

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Teach Your Children to Work

Combining Work and Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Montessori Math

The History of Public Education