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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.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

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AP Courses At Home

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The Benefits of Debate

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The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

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University Model Schools

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Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The History of Public Education

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I Was an Accelerated Child

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