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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Start a Nature Notebook

Narration Beats Tests

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Combining Work and Homeschool

University Model Schools

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Laptop Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors