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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?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Start a Nature Notebook

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

A Reason for Reading

Combining Work and Homeschool

Teaching Blends

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 3

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Shakespeare Camp

Myth of the Teenager

The Gift of a Mentor

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

The History of Public Education

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

University Model Schools

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Phonics the Montessori Way

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy