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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 Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

How to Win the Geography Bee

Who Needs the Prom?

A Reason for Reading

AP Courses At Home

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

A Homeschooler Wins the Heisman

Patriarchy, Meet Matriarchy

Saxon Math: Facts vs. Rumors

Character Matters for Kids

Combining Work and Homeschool

The Benefits of Debate

Shakespeare Camp

Start a Nature Notebook

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

The Equal Sign - Symbol, Name, Meaning

Whole-Language Boondoggle

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

Top Tips for Teaching Toddlers

The History of Public Education

Classical Education

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

The Gift of a Mentor

Teach Your Children to Work

Give Yourself a "CLEP Scholarship"

The Charlotte Mason Method

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

Narration Beats Tests

What Does My Preschooler Need to Know?

Teaching Blends

Getting Organized Part 3

Laptop Homeschool

Bears in the House

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

I Was an Accelerated Child

Montessori Math

Phonics the Montessori Way

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

How to "Bee" a Spelling Success

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

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