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Drue Porter

Drue Porter


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Drue Porter is a homeschooling mom of six who has spent her entire life as a military dependent. A former Air Force "brat," she is now a Navy wife and lives in New Jersey where her husband, Scott, is stationed at Naval Weapons Station Earle.

The Porters have homeschooled in California, Washington, New York, and New Jersey.


Homeschooling Articles by Drue Porter

Making Your Move Reduce the strain on your curriculum plan during a move.

Homeschooling While Dad is Deployed How to overcome the challenges to a military homeschool family during times when dad is deployed

Military Mom's Challenge with Space and Privacy Successful homeschooling in military housing, and facing the challenges of little space and lack of privacy.

Education as a Moving Experience Drue Porter, our "Military Mom," shows how education can be a moving experience... or is it the other way around?

How to Become a Civil Air Patrol Cadet Drue and Scott Porter talk about giving your children "roots" and "wings" and introduce us to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet program.

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Popular Articles

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Classical Education

University Model Schools

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Shakespeare Camp

The History of Public Education

Teaching Blends

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

I Was an Accelerated Child

Phonics the Montessori Way

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

Getting Organized Part 3

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Who Needs the Prom?

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Montessori Math

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

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

The Benefits of Debate

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Laptop Homeschool

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Myth of the Teenager

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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