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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

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

I Was an Accelerated Child

Critical Thinking and Logic

The Benefits of Debate

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Math

Character Matters for Kids

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Laptop Homeschool

A Reason for Reading

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Shakespeare Camp

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Teach Your Children to Work

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The History of Public Education

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Bears in the House

Getting Organized Part 3

How to Win the Geography Bee

Start a Nature Notebook

AP Courses At Home

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Gift of a Mentor

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests