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Deborah Copelin

Deborah Copelin


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Deborah Copelin retired from a lengthy career in publishing to homeschool her three children, one of whom is now a United States Marine. A homeschool veteran of sixteen years, she founded Home School Central three years ago, where she now acts as both Administrator and instructor.


Homeschooling Articles by Deborah Copelin

Beyond Co-Op with Drop-off Classes What school is like at Home School Central in Ann Arbor, MI.

Time4Learning
University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Teach Your Children to Work

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

How to Win the Geography Bee

Classical Education

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Gift of a Mentor

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Narration Beats Tests

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Character Matters for Kids

I Was an Accelerated Child

Who Needs the Prom?

AP Courses At Home

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Benefits of Debate

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Critical Thinking and Logic

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

A Reason for Reading

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way