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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

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Whole-Language Boondoggle

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

How to Win the Geography Bee

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Reason for Reading

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Combining Work and Homeschool

Classical Education

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

I Was an Accelerated Child

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

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

University Model Schools

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Bears in the House

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

AP Courses At Home

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!