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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

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Narration Beats Tests

Who Needs the Prom?

Critical Thinking and Logic

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

The Benefits of Debate

The History of Public Education

Teach Your Children to Work

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 3

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

Character Matters for Kids

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Start a Nature Notebook

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

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Laptop Homeschool

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

Bears in the House

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Myth of the Teenager

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

How to Win the Geography Bee

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

The Gift of a Mentor

Combining Work and Homeschool

Shakespeare Camp

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

AP Courses At Home

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Whole-Language Boondoggle

University Model Schools

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

A Reason for Reading

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

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