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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

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Bears in the House

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Teach Your Children to Work

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home