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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

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

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 3

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

University Model Schools

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Laptop Homeschool

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

The Gift of a Mentor

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Combining Work and Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Critical Thinking and Logic

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips