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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

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

Classical Education

Shakespeare Camp

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Character Matters for Kids

Laptop Homeschool

Montessori Math

How to Win the Geography Bee

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

I Was an Accelerated Child

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Combining Work and Homeschool

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Getting Organized Part 3

Narration Beats Tests

The Benefits of Debate

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Bears in the House

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Start a Nature Notebook

Teaching Blends

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Teach Your Children to Work

Myth of the Teenager

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Whole-Language Boondoggle

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Charlotte Mason Method

Who Needs the Prom?

The History of Public Education

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

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Phonics the Montessori Way

Critical Thinking and Logic