Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
Janice VanCleave

Janice VanCleave


Columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Janice VanCleave is the author of fifty-two science experiment books for kids and educators. She is currently creating a homeschool section on her science website and invites you to visit her website and make suggestions for topics you'd like to see on her site, scienceprojectideasforkids.com.


Homeschooling Articles by Janice VanCleave

Daylight Savings Discover how daylight savings time works!

Meteorites What happens when a meteor strikes the earth?

Water from Gases How can we get liquid by combining two gases?

Flies on the Ceiling How do flies walk on the ceiling and what is it like to walk upside down?

Buoyancy Why a metal boat floats, but a metal ball sinks.

Walk Like a Bug How bugs walk without stepping on their own toes.

How Joints Work Build a model elbow!

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Myth of the Teenager

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Laptop Homeschool

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Getting Organized Part 3

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Teaching Blends

Montessori Math

A Reason for Reading

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

How to Win the Geography Bee

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Bears in the House

Critical Thinking and Logic

Shakespeare Camp

Combining Work and Homeschool

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Character Matters for Kids

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teach Your Children to Work

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

I Was an Accelerated Child

Start a Nature Notebook

Who Needs the Prom?

Narration Beats Tests

The Gift of a Mentor

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

Phonics the Montessori Way

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

University Model Schools

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Classical Education

The Charlotte Mason Method

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

The Benefits of Debate

AP Courses At Home

The History of Public Education

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success