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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.

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