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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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Character Matters for Kids

The Charlotte Mason Method

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

Laptop Homeschool

The Gift of a Mentor

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Teaching Blends

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Bears in the House

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The History of Public Education

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

AP Courses At Home

How to Win the Geography Bee

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Phonics the Montessori Way

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Critical Thinking and Logic

Classical Education

Montessori Math

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Who Needs the Prom?

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning