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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 AVCO Sequential Spelling

Popular Articles

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

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

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

How to Win the Geography Bee

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Math

The Charlotte Mason Method

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Start a Nature Notebook

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

AP Courses At Home

The Gift of a Mentor

Shakespeare Camp

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

University Model Schools

Classical Education

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Debate