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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

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

Teaching Blends

Laptop Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Montessori Math

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Who Needs the Prom?

Myth of the Teenager

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Narration Beats Tests

Start a Nature Notebook

Character Matters for Kids

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

A Reason for Reading

Bears in the House

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Classical Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Combining Work and Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Critical Thinking and Logic

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Teach Your Children to Work

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools