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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

The Gift of a Mentor

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

The Benefits of Debate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Shakespeare Camp

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Laptop Homeschool

University Model Schools

Teach Your Children to Work

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Combining Work and Homeschool

Myth of the Teenager

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

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Character Matters for Kids

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

Critical Thinking and Logic

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

A Reason for Reading

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?