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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

Popular Articles

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Debate

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math

Laptop Homeschool

Whole-Language Boondoggle

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

Getting Organized Part 3

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Bears in the House

The History of Public Education

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Myth of the Teenager

Shakespeare Camp

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Classical Education

AP Courses At Home

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

University Model Schools

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Phonics the Montessori Way

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Teach Your Children to Work

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books