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Joseph Pride

Joseph Pride


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Joseph Pride graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 2005 (mechanical engineering, with honors) and worked for the Coast Guard until 2010, during which time he was part of the largest drug bust in US history. He now lives in West Virginia and works for a major energy company.


Homeschooling Articles by Joseph Pride

Homeschool Vacations and Adventures Ever so much more than resorts and getaways... Explore the Adirondacks, go ocean kayaking, climb a mountain, attend a homeschool family retreat, or set sail on the high seas!

The World's Tiniest Motors Motors the size of molecules show why the "simple" cell is irreducibly complex

Sweat Now, Sail Later Video-game slacker or life of adventure? Hard work made the difference.

Time4Learning University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Who Needs the Prom?

Montessori Math

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

Narration Beats Tests

Combining Work and Homeschool

Phonics the Montessori Way

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Getting Organized Part 3

Critical Thinking and Logic

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

A Reason for Reading

University Model Schools

The History of Public Education

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

I Was an Accelerated Child

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Bears in the House

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Charlotte Mason Method

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

AP Courses At Home

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Classical Education

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Laptop Homeschool

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

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

Teach Your Children to Work

Shakespeare Camp

Teaching Blends

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Character Matters for Kids

The Benefits of Debate

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

Start a Nature Notebook

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

Myth of the Teenager

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success