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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.

University of Nebraska High School AVKO Educational Research

Popular Articles

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

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Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Bears in the House

A Reason for Reading

Shakespeare Camp

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Start a Nature Notebook

Laptop Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

The Benefits of Debate

Classical Education

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

University Model Schools

Narration Beats Tests

Teaching Blends

AP Courses At Home

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

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

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teach Your Children to Work

I Was an Accelerated Child

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Charlotte Mason Method

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Who Needs the Prom?

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Getting Organized Part 3

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The History of Public Education

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

How to Win the Geography Bee

Phonics the Montessori Way

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Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Character Matters for Kids

Critical Thinking and Logic

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

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