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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

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Teach Your Children to Work

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Organized Part 3

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Laptop Homeschool

Classical Education

The History of Public Education

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Bears in the House

The Benefits of Debate

Narration Beats Tests

Montessori Math

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Myth of the Teenager

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

University Model Schools

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Critical Thinking and Logic

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Reason for Reading

The Gift of a Mentor