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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

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

I Was an Accelerated Child

Myth of the Teenager

The Charlotte Mason Method

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Teaching Blends

Classical Education

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Laptop Homeschool

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Gift of a Mentor

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Who Needs the Prom?

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Phonics the Montessori Way

A Reason for Reading

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

University Model Schools

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Benefits of Debate

Character Matters for Kids

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

AP Courses At Home

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Bears in the House

Teach Your Children to Work

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

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The History of Public Education

Shakespeare Camp

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 3

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Montessori Math