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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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Myth of the Teenager

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

The Benefits of Debate

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Getting Organized Part 3

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Laptop Homeschool

The History of Public Education

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Shakespeare Camp

Phonics the Montessori Way

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Who Needs the Prom?

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

The Charlotte Mason Method

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

AP Courses At Home

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Montessori Math

Narration Beats Tests

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

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

Critical Thinking and Logic

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Start a Nature Notebook

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

I Was an Accelerated Child

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