Logo Homeschool World ® Official Web Site of Practical Homeschooling Magazine Practical Homeschooling Magazine
Practical Homeschooling® :
John Taylor Gatto

John Taylor Gatto


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

A former New York State Teacher of the Year, John Taylor Gatto created a sensation when he quit his decades-long teaching career via an essay printed in the Wall Street Journal entitled, "I Quit, I Think." Since then, Gatto has become known as one of the most trenchant critics of today's educational system. The author of several popular books, including Dumbing Us Down and his newest work, The Underground History of American Education, Gatto is is heavy demand as a speaker to groups ranging from principals' associations to software companies to homeschool conferences.


Homeschooling Articles by John Taylor Gatto

John Taylor Gatto Interview Get comfy on your couch and soak up great ideas and insights from this former New York State Teacher of the Year. Mr. Gatto gets the highest possible rating when he speaks at homeschool conferences... now you can find out why!

University of Nebraska High School
Free Email Newsletter!
Sign up to receive our free email newsletter, and up to three special offers from homeschool providers every week.

Popular Articles

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Bears in the House

Shakespeare Camp

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Start a Nature Notebook

The Charlotte Mason Approach to Poetry

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

I Was an Accelerated Child

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

The Gift of a Mentor

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Character Matters for Kids

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Teach Your Children to Work

The Benefits of Debate

A Reason for Reading

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Myth of the Teenager

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

How to Win the Geography Bee

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Narration Beats Tests

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Classical Education

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Phonics the Montessori Way

The History of Public Education

Montessori Math

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

University Model Schools

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Who Needs the Prom?

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

          
Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
Copyright ©1993-2020 Home Life, Inc.