Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
Amanda Freitag

Amanda Freitag


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Amanda Freitag, homeschooled grades 7-12, received her writing degree from Northwestern College (St. Paul, MN) in May 2005. Two weeks later, she returned as Coordinator of Grants and Alumni & Parent Relations. She spends her spare time rescuing frogs from her dog, Henry, and freelancing as a magazine and grant writer.


Homeschooling Articles by Amanda Freitag

How to Teach Good Writing Without an English Degree Amanda breaks down what you need to know in order to teach college-ready writing skills.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School
Free Email Newsletter!
Sign up to receive our free email newsletter, and up to three special offers from homeschool providers every week.

Popular Articles

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

The Charlotte Mason Method

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

University Model Schools

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

AP Courses At Home

Shakespeare Camp

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

Teaching Blends

Combining Work and Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Character Matters for Kids

Teach Your Children to Work

Phonics the Montessori Way

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Approach to Poetry

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Classical Education

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Debate

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Laptop Homeschool

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle